Commentary

2 Forms of construction contract

BUILDING AND ENGINEERING vol 5
| Commentary

2 Forms of construction contract

| Commentary

2 Forms of construction contract

The main matters for which a construction contract normally makes provision are the extent of the obligations undertaken by the contractor1 and the means by which those obligations may be varied from time to time; the time for completion and interim control of the progress of the works2; the machinery for payment of the contractor and variations to the contract works3; supervision of the works on behalf of the employer4; insurance against a range of risks5; and the remedies available to the parties in respect of default6.

A notable feature of the construction industry is the

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