NEC ECC: Option B - 60.19 and Covid-19

With reference to the last bullet point of clause 60.19

(19) An event; and which ; is not one of the compensation events stated in the contract’.

The guidance notes provide an example of this type of event i.e insolvency of a sub-contractor. However, what about other events that may occur onsite that could potential delay the project. I.e COVID- 19 restriction to the works/Restriction imposed by statue (if X2 is excluded)

Yes, it could most definitely be. Have a look at this article by yours truly here :