Commentary

152 Suspension of work by contractor

BUILDING AND ENGINEERING vol 5
| Commentary

152 Suspension of work by contractor

| Commentary

152 Suspension of work by contractor

Section 112 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (‘the Act’) creates a statutory right, out of which the parties cannot contract, for a contractor or sub-contractor to suspend performance of a contract if a sum which has become due1 has not been paid in full and no effective notice to withhold2 has been given. This right may only be exercised after giving seven days’ notice of the intention to suspend performance together with the grounds on which it is intended to suspend3. Any period during which performance is suspended under the

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