Formation and structure clauses

Formation and structure clauses guidance:

In most cases, a construction contract will incorporate a number of documents that all work together to set out the obligations and liabilities of the parties and to...

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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when signed and dated shall be an original, and such...

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1 Entire agreement—short form 1.1 This agreement[ and [any documents entered into pursuant to it OR [insert name[s] of specific document[s]]]] constitute[s] the entire...

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Hierarchy of documents 1 For the avoidance of doubt the documents comprising the Contract shall be construed in the following order of precedence: 1.1 The Articles of...

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1 On the date hereof the Employer, the Contractor and each of the Consultants shall enter into novation agreements in the form set out in [Appendix number] whereby the...

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What is novation? Novation is the transfer of one party’s rights and obligations under a contract to a third party. Novation effectively substitutes a contracting party...

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Statement to incorporate schedule of amendments [To be added on the face of the contract] 1 The amendments to the [JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 OR [insert contract...

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