What Is Adjudication ?
An adjudication is a statutory function carried out by an independent adjudicator who has been appointed by an authorised nominating authority to determine the amount, if any, that is due in respect of a progress payment claimed under the Act. Only a claimant can start the adjudication process.
You Can Apply For Adjudication:
The purpose of making a claim under the Security Of Payment Act is to enable a claimant to eventually, if necessary, apply for adjudication of the payment claim if it is disputed by the respondent
This is a technical process that requires the expertise of a specialist, experienced preparer to ensure a successful outcome. You can only apply for adjudication within the time allowed.
Adjudicators Determination is a powerful, binding decision. If a respondent doesn’t pay in full within 5 business days of the determination a claimant can begin enforcement proceedings.