Commencing an Adjudication Under Ontario’s New Construction Act


Published on: 02/11/2020

By now, the majority of our members have experience operating under the new Construction Act regime. That is, the company has undertaken a contract connected to a procurement which commenced on or after October 1, 2019 and is therefore subject to all of Ontario's new Construction Act provisions, including prompt payment and adjudication.

For contracts subject to the Construction Act, parties to the contract are entitled to refer disputes to adjudication, a new interim dispute resolution process. This process had been designed to provide a quick, cost effective, and more streamlined approach to dispute resolution with experienced construction Adjudicators.

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