Adjudication

05 Adjudication

Adjudication under the Security of Payment Act

The adjudication regime that SMC administers is governed by the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B)(Rev Ed 2006) (the "Act"), the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulations 2005, the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment (Amendment) Regulations 2012 and the SMC Adjudication Procedure Rules.

Lodging an Adjudication Application

Parties should consider seeking legal advice before lodging an adjudication application.

A checklist has been compiled by the Building and Construction Authority (the "BCA") to assist applicants with their application. You can view this checklist on the BCA website here.

An applicant must complete the prescribed Adjudication Application Form (AA-1) and ensure that it is compliant 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 made by cheque or cashier’s order (made payable to ‘Singapore Mediation Centre’) by hand to the Singapore Mediation Centre between 9am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday. 

SMC does not accept lodgement by fax, post or electronic mail.

More information is also available on the BCA website here

LAW FIRMS WHICH HANDLE ADJUDICATION CASES UNDER THE SECURITY OF PAYMENT REGIME