Acceleration clause
Acceleration clause

The following Construction guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Acceleration clause

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    Acceleration

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    2. If at any time the Employer (acting reasonably) wishes the Contractor to complete the [design and] construction of the Works or any part thereof on or before a date earlier than the Completion Date or (as the case may be) any later date which would otherwise be fixed as the Completion Date under clause [insert extensions of time clause] (an ‘Acceleration’), the Employer shall serve a notice (‘Acceleration Notice’) on the Contractor, setting out details of the extent of the acceleration required and its proposed revised Completion Date as a result of such Acceleration.