Commentary

22 Incorporation and priority of documents

BUILDING AND ENGINEERING vol 5
| Commentary

22 Incorporation and priority of documents

| Commentary

22 Incorporation and priority of documents

A formal construction contract usually consists of a number of documents which are incorporated by reference into the agreement executed by the parties. The conditions of contract may expressly define the documents which constitute the contract, and may make provision for the priority of documents in case of discrepancies1.

Standard sets of contract conditions are sometimes incorporated by reference into contracts which are not formally executed2. Such cases can lead to uncertainty as to which particular set of conditions is intended for incorporation3. These problems are especially acute

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