Commentary

93 Requirements of a valid claim

BUILDING AND ENGINEERING vol 5
| Commentary

93 Requirements of a valid claim

| Commentary

93 Requirements of a valid claim

A contractor who claims financial compensation under a provision of the contract must show that its losses have been caused by something which the contract recognises as a qualifying event for this purpose1. Where the contractor’s overall loss results from a number of such causes, but the relationship between them is so complex that it is very difficult or impossible to allocate each item of loss to an individual cause, a ‘global’ or composite claim may be permitted in which the contractor’s entitlement is to be inferred rather than demonstrated2. However, this does not

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