20. Any dispute unable to be settled amicably may be referred to an adjudicator if the dispute arises from the performance of a public contract subject to this pilot project or from the performance of a public subcontract directly or indirectly related to that contract, to the extent that the dispute is likely to affect payment of all or a portion of the contract or subcontract.
For the purposes of this Order, a dispute is deemed to affect payment if it concerns
(a) a payment application submitted in accordance with the provisions of the contract or this Order;
(b) the value of a contract modification;
(c) a withholding or its release; or
(d) the evaluation of the cost of the work, including valuation of materials and services supplied.