47 Adjudicator’s determination: form

(1)

An adjudicator’s determination—

(a)

must be in the prescribed form (if any); or

(b)

if there is no prescribed form,—

(i)

must be in writing; and

(ia)

must be dated; and

(ii)

must contain the reasons for the determination (unless the parties to the adjudication, by written agreement, indicate that the requirement for the adjudicator to give reasons may be dispensed with); and

(iii)

must include a statement setting out the consequences for the defendant if the defendant takes no steps in relation to an application from the plaintiff to enforce the adjudicator’s determination by entry as a judgment.

(2)

A failure to comply with subsection (1) does not affect the validity of an adjudicator’s determination.

(3)

Within 2 working days after the date on which a copy of the determination is given to the parties to the adjudication under section 46(3), an adjudicator may, on his or her own initiative, correct in the determination any errors in computation or any clerical or typographical errors or any errors of a similar nature.

Section 47(1)(b)(ia): inserted, on 1 December 2015, by section 39(1) of the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 92).

Section 47(1)(b)(iii): amended, on 1 December 2015, by section 39(2) of the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 92).