10. A general contractor must have submitted its payment application to the public body for approval on the first day of the month for the work performed in the preceding month, failing which the payment application is carried over to the following month.
A payment application must be complete and cover the work performed by the subcontractors in respect of public subcontracts directly or indirectly related to the public contract insofar as the subcontractors have submitted their payment application in accordance with the first or second paragraph of section 9.
A general contractor’s payment application is complete if it contains the following:
(a) the contractor’s name and address;
(b) the contract number;
(c) the period or periods in which the work was performed and the date of the payment application;
(d) a description of the work performed including the materials and services supplied, and the work progress percentage;
(e) the amount to be paid;
(f) the signature of the contractor’s representative;
(g) the name of the contractor’s representative and telephone number where the representative can be reached if need be; and
(h) any document mentioned in the contract that the general contractor must provide to the public body in relation to payment.