Last edited 01 May 2014

Appointment of an adjudicator under JCT 98

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See also: Adjudication.


The process of appointment of an adjudicator under JCT 98 provisions:

  1. any agreement by the parties must be reached with the object of securing the appointment of the adjudicator within 7 days of the notice
  2. any application to the nominator must be made with the object of securing the appointment of the adjudicator within 7 days of the notice
  3. once agreed or nominated, the parties shall execute with the adjudicator the JCT adjudication agreement

The particulars to be provided with the referral documents should include:

  • Particulars of the dispute
  • A summary of the contentions on which the referring party relies
  • A statement of the relief or remedy that is sought
  • Any material the referring party wishes the adjudicator to consider
  • Referral documents should be copied to the other party