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Valid from 14/11/2012

Requirement for construction contracts to be in writingN.I.

1—(1) Article 6 of the 1997 Order (provisions applicable only to agreements in writing) is repealed.

(2) In Article 7 of that Order (right to refer disputes to adjudication)—

(a)in paragraph (2) after “The contract shall” insert “ include provision in writing so as to ”;

(b)in paragraphs (3) and (4) after “provide” insert “ in writing ”.

(3) In this Act “the 1997 Order” means the Construction Contracts (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (NI 1).