Under the Security of Payment Act
The adjudication regime that SMC administers is governed by these rules:
- Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B)(Rev Ed 2006)
- Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulations 2005
- Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment (Amendment) Regulations 2012, and
- SMC Adjudication Procedure Rules.
Lodging an Adjudication Application
Parties should consider getting legal advice before filing an adjudication application.
The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has compiled a checklist to assist people with their application. View the checklist on BCA’s website.
An applicant must complete the prescribed Adjudication Application Form (AA-1) and ensure that it complies with the Act.
An applicant must submit two (2) signed copies of the Adjudication Application Form, two (2) sets of the accompanying documents and payment by hand to the Singapore Mediation Centre between 9am and 4:30pm, Monday to Friday. Payment should be via a cheque of a Law Firm or cashier’s order (if the deposit is more than $5,000) and made out to: Singapore Mediation Centre.
SMC does not accept lodgement by fax, post or email.
More information is available on BCA’s website.