A. By written order to the Contractor,
the Engineer may suspend the work wholly or in part, for such period as
he may deem necessary due to Force Majeure or any fortuitous events or
any of the following reasons:
B. The Contractor or its duly authorized
representative shall have the right to suspend work operation on any or
all projects/activities along the critical path of the activities after
fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of receipt of written notice from
the Contractor to the NIA, due to the following:
Failure on the part of the Contractor
to correct bad conditions which are unsafe for workers or for the general
public, carry out valid orders given or to perform any provisions of the
For the convenience and benefit of NIA,
in which case the order will constitute an order for a change in the work
pursuant to Article GC-52, RIGHT TO CHANGE.
Due to unsuitable weather or conditions
considered unfavorable for the prosecution of the work to protect the interest
A suspension ordered under (a) above
shall not be a cause for time extension or additional compensation.
A suspension ordered under (b) and
(c) will be considered as a cause for time extension as provided under
Article GC-11, EXTENSION OF TIME, provided that the order was issued during
the dry season period otherwise said orders shall not be considered ground
for time extension.
There exist right-of-way problems which
prohibit the Contractor from performing work in accordance with the approved
Requisite construction plans which must
be owner-furnished are not issued to the contractor precluding any work
called for by such plans.
Peace and order conditions make it extremely
dangerous, if not impossible, to work. However, this condition must be
certified in writing by the Philippine National Police (PNP) station which
has responsibility over the affected area and confirmed by the Department
of Interior and Local Government (DILG) regional director.
There is failure on the part of the NIA
to deliver NIA-furnished materials and equipment as stipulated in the contract.
Delay in the payment of contractor's
claim for progress billing and/or price escalation beyond sixty (60) calendar
days from the time the contractor's claim has been certified to by the
NIA's authorized representative that the documents are complete unless
there are justifiable reasons thereof which shall be communicated in writing
to the contractor.