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Court considers Singapore Institute of Architects Building Contract delay provisions (Yau Lee v Far East Square)

Published on: 23 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court considers Singapore Institute of Architects Building Contract delay provisions (Yau Lee v Far East Square)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

Construction analysis: In the context of an application for a stay of court proceedings in favour of arbitration, the High Court of Singapore considered the extension of time (EoT) provisions of the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) Building Contract. The case highlights an ambiguity in the contract that, if a delay event occurs after the completion date stipulated in a Delay Certificate, but before the issue of that certificate, there is no mechanism for the contractor to be granted an EoT. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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