Contractor remedy missing

Why, oh why(!) does NEC not provide for a contractor’s right of suspension on late or non - payment???

It’s a statutory right so you don’t need an express clause to be able to do it. Just give notice that unless you are paid within 7 days you will suspend at the expiry of the 7 days.

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Ah! We are in South Africa. Calls for a Z clause then.:slightly_smiling_face:

or a change in the law. Z clause needed.

Indeed! An attempt was made to do this some time age. The State Law Advisor opined that it would be unconstitutional!(?). C’est la droit.