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Abandon definition

What does Abandon mean?

Describes a situation where contractor stops carrying out the works for a prolonged and consecutive period of days (for example 20 business days) or for a longer non-consecutive period of days throughout the life of the project (for example 60 business days) and does so wilfully and without a reason. Abandonment is usually classed as a contractor default which would allow the authority to terminate the Project Agreement and/or Project Co to terminate the construction contract.

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