New engineering contracts (NECs) in practice - empirical evidence from a pilot case study in Hong Kong

J.H.L. Chan, Wai Ming Chan, B. Clifford

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Discusses the findings of research exploring the views of the key stakeholders of the first trial construction project procured with the New Engineering Contract Version 3 - Engineering and Construction Contract (NEC3 ECC) in Hong Kong, including on how its performance compared with two similar but non-NEC3 civil engineering works contracts. Outlines the main features and purported benefits of the NEC3 ECC.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-235
Number of pages19
JournalConstruction law journal
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • Engineering and construction contract
  • Hong Kong

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