Commentary

167 Challenges on grounds of natural justice

BUILDING AND ENGINEERING vol 5
| Commentary

167 Challenges on grounds of natural justice

| Commentary

167 Challenges on grounds of natural justice

Despite many early misgivings by the courts, it is now clear that the rules of natural justice apply to adjudication proceedings as they do to other judicial or quasi-judicial processes. In Macob Civil Engineering Ltd v Morrison Construction Ltd1, Dyson J warned that the speed of adjudications made it inevitable that natural justice might sometimes be compromised and indicated that this should not necessarily lead to an invalidation of the decision itself. The law in relation to breaches of natural justice in adjudication cases has been summarised as follows2:

  1. 167.1

        It must first

To continue reading
View the latest version of this document, as well as thousands of others like it, sign in to LexisLibrary or register for a free trial