- Actual costs relevant to assessment of NEC3 compensation event (NIHE v Healthy Buildings)
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- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
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Construction analysis: The Northern Irish court considered the approach to assessing a compensation event under an NEC3 Professional Services Contract. It held that, as the additional work had been completed at the time of the assessment, the assessment was to be carried out by reference to the actual costs incurred. This was even though the contract contemplated the assessment being carried out at an earlier stage by reference to forecast costs.
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