PGN 05/16: The Use of Retention in Construction Works Contracts

Date published: 22 December 2016

Last updated: 14 February 2022

The purpose of this Procurement Guidance Note (PGN 05/16) is to bring together best practice in relation to the application of Retention in public sector construction works contracts.  


If you require any further information on this guidance note then please contact:

Construction Procurement Policy Branch 1
Construction & Procurement Delivery
2nd Floor East, Clare House,
303 Airport Road West,
Belfast BT3 9ED

Phone: 028 9081 6114

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