Commentary

66 Payment under the contract

BUILDING AND ENGINEERING vol 5
| Commentary

66 Payment under the contract

| Commentary

F: PAYMENT

1: THE RIGHT TO PAYMENT

66 Payment under the contract

A contractor’s claim for payment under a construction contract can only arise in accordance with some express or implied term of that contract1. These terms will define the works which the contractor is engaged to carry out2, and may make provision for any additional work to be ordered and paid for3. In the absence of any express or implied term for payment, a contractor who carries out work is not entitled to be paid for it under the contract4. However,

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