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Using the Protocol

This Protocol has been prepared by the Society of Construction Law for determining extensions of time and compensation for delay and disruption.

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Published on October 16th 2002, It exists to provide guidance to all parties to the construction process when dealing with time/delay matters. It recognises that transparency of information and methodology is central to both dispute prevention and dispute resolution.

Click here for a summary of the main differences between the May consultation version and the final Protocol.

THE SOCIETY OF CONSTRUCTION LAW
Since its foundation in 1983, the Society of Construction Law has worked to promote for the public benefit education, study and research in the field of construction law and related subjects (including adr, arbitration and adjudication), both in the UK and overseas. It now has over 2,000 members from all sectors of the construction industry.

To read about the benefits of membership, click here.

PROTOCOL AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD!
SCL Council is pleased to announce that, as from 1 June 2007, PDF copies of the Society's Delay & Disruption Protocol can now be downloaded free of charge. Please follow the instructions in the right hand column. Bound copies of the Protocol are still available for sale from our online shop.  They cost £10 each (including p&p for UK ) or £12.50 (including p&p for overseas). 

CASES
Mirant and Ove Arup (TCC April 2007) -  SCL protocol mentioned at paragraphs 123/6.

A VIEW FROM AMERICA
A paper, 'A View from across the Pond: An American Perspective on the SCL Delay and Disruption Protocol', by Richard H Lowe, Evans M Barba and Gregory B Lare, is available on the SCL website.

CONSTRUCTION LAW JOURNAL
An article by Andrew Burr and Nicholas Lane, entitled 'The SCL Delay and Disruption Protocol: Hunting Snarks', is available in our articles section by permission of the publishers, Sweet & Maxwell.

ILLUSTRATIONS OF PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE
Appendix D - Illustrations of Principles and Practice set out in the Protocol - are contained in the following 9 figures which may be downloaded directly via this link.

PROTOCOL REPRINTED
Due to heavy demand it has been necessary to reprint the Protocol. The opportunity has been taken to amend some typographical errors. To review the changes, click here. If you already registered earlier, but want to download the new version, please re-register via the links on the right of this page.

 

OBTAINING THE PROTOCOL
The printed version costs £7.50 plus postage (discounts for quantities) and is available from our online shop.

FREE PDF DOWNLOAD

The Protocol is now freely available for download

QUOTING THE PROTOCOL
Provided that the Society's written permission is sought (email us), extracts may be reproduced in articles, seminar notes etc. Permission will usually be given provided that no more than 10% of the total text is quoted, and that the source is acknowledged. SCL also asks that the website address, www.eotprotocol.com is given.

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