Prompt Payment

Legislative approach to ensuring trade contractors get paid on time. This can be accomplished through an adjudicated dispute process that provides an important tool for sorting payment disputes that arise in the industry from time to time.

Prompt Payment Legislation

FORMS: Forms 1 through 15 are required to maintain compliance with the legislation.

FAQ’s: Over 150 FAQ’s compiled through numerous webinars and meetings with industry associations and trade contractors.

  • developed by Gowling WLG’s Construction Practice Group

Nominating Authority & Adjudication Process

Payment disputes can be resolved through an adjudication process.

  • Nominating Authorities are appointed by Service Alberta
  • Nominating Authorities train and select adjudicators for their expertise and understanding of the contractor industry

Plain Language

Alberta Construction Association (ACA) Plain Language Guide to the New Builders Lien Act.

  • steps required for operating under the Prompt Payment Legislation
  • easy to follow, plain language