Commentary

26 Description of the contract works

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26 Description of the contract works

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C: OBLIGATIONS OF THE CONTRACTOR

1: COMPLETION OF THE WORKS

26 Description of the contract works

The contractor’s basic obligation under any construction contract is to carry out and complete the contract works, which may be described in general terms or in precise detail1. Where bills of quantities are used to describe the works, it is a question of construction in every case whether they form part of the contract so as to define the limits of the contractor’s obligation2, or whether they are merely intended to assist contractors in the tendering process3 or to serve as a schedule of

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