351. Operation of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 and the scheme.

(iv)     Payment Provisions in Construction Contracts

A.     Introduction

351.     Operation of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 and the scheme.

Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 19961 introduced statutory requirements in relation to payment provisions in construction contracts2. Construction contracts must comply with those statutory requirements, and where the contract does not so comply, the payment provisions of the scheme for construction contracts apply instead3.