Variations in the form of additions, omissions or substitutions to the scope of construc- tion works in construction contracts are necessary because no project is impeccable and changes are required to meet unforeseen circumstances or changed require- ments. Disputes due to conflicts and disagreements about the construction works variations are common which usually lead to progress payment problems, and if the disputes can not be resolved in time, unnecessary work stoppage, time-lost and cost-overrun may ensue. In Singapore, adjudication process under the Security of Payment Act is one such dispute resolution framework to enable the affected con- tracting party to settle the progress payment matters fast and cost effective without having to resort to cumbersome, expensive and long drawn legal proceedings.
This short course is structured through lectures and case studies to enhance the learning experience. The participants will learn through this short course about the nature of contract terms, standard forms of contract, variations, the Security of Payment Act Regulatory Framework and court case judgments.
Nature of construction contract (1/2 day)
Adjudication and Determination
Mr HC Lim
BEng (EE), MSc (IE), LLB (Hons), BSc (Economics) Hons, P.Eng, C.Eng, Sr MIES, MIET, ACS, ACIS is Principal Consultant of Pinnacle Engineering and Management Consultancy, a translator, an advisor for parties in adjudication as well as a certiﬁed ACTA trainer and assessor. He also holds a diploma in business administration, specialist diplomas and advanced diploma in Funds Management and administration,
E-Commerce Technologies and Multimedia Development from the local polytechnics, a certiﬁed diploma in Accounting and Finance from ACCA and a Graduate Certiﬁcate in International Arbitration from the Faculty of Law, NUS. In dispute resolution aspect, he is a SOP accredited adjudicator, fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and an accredited mediator of SISV Panel of Mediators.
He was Director (Contracts) of the Network Development Division, SP PowerGrid before venturing into training and management Consultancy services. He has had more than 30 years experience in the transmission and distribution network development, operations and maintenance, street lighting operations, management of Safety and Security units and support services for the company’s opera- tions.
PEB Points – will be advised
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