5 CPD Points
Adjudication has for several years been implemented by the South African construction industry as the preferred “on-the-run” dispute resolution procedure. The South African High Courts’ robust approach to enforcing adjudicators’ decisions, typified by Mr Justice Spilg’s statement in Esor Africa (Pty) Ltd/Franki Africa (Pty) Ltd JV v Bombela Civils JV that “The court is required to give effect to the terms of the decision made by the adjudicator”, has ensured adjudication has become entrenched in South African jurisprudence.
The Construction Industry Development Board’s proposed Prompt Payment Regulations and Adjudication Standard governing payments and introducing mandatory statutory adjudication under construction works contracts – in both the public and private sectors – will profoundly change the way the South African construction industry operates.
Now in its fifth year, the Programme in Construction Adjudication examines adjudication practice in the South African construction industry and is specifically tailored to produce the highest standard of competent and qualified adjudicators – who, between disputing parties, in the words of Mr Justice Jackson, are properly equipped to “find some sensible resolution of their problem” enabling them to “then get back to their real business”.
Project management is about developing and implementing a product, service, event or facility within a predetermined time frame, budget and quality parameters.
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