Guidance on future-proofing contract amendments published amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance on future-proofing contract amendments published amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Disputes and Collaboration group for the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) COVID-19 Task Force has published guidance on future-proofing contract amendments in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The guidance builds on the CLC ‘COVID-19 Contractual Best Practice Guidance’ published in May 2020. The newly issued guidance includes template provisions for use in the JCT Design & Build Contract 2016​​​ and the ​NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract to deal with the impact of coronavirus and other pandemics—providing for extensions of time, reimbursement of loss and expense and/or the right to terminate. The CLC has also published guidance on record keeping​.

The guidance on future-proofing contracts can be read in full here.

The guidance on record-keeping can be read in full here.

Source: Future-Proofing Guide For Contracts Launched

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