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Early warning definition

What does Early warning mean?

The early warning process is found most notably in the NEC3/NEC4 suite of contracts, but the concept also exists in some other standard form contracts. It requires the parties to the contract to notify each other, as soon as either of them becomes aware of any matter that could increase the total cost, delay completion or impair the performance of the finished work, so that the parties can proactively deal with the issue.

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