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RIBA Concise Building Contract 2014
RIBA Concise Building Contract 2014, ISBN 9781859465448, Stock Code 82644, Publisher RIBA Publishing, Which Building Contract
RIBA Concise Building Contract 2014

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Product Code: 9781859465448

Format: Contract
Pages: 32
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
Date Published: November 2014
Stock Code: 82644
ISBN: 9781859465448
Binding: Paperback
The RIBA Concise Building Contract provides a simple yet fully comprehensive contract between an employer (the person or organisation that wants the construction project) and a contractor. It is suitable for all types of simple commercial building work. It is not suitable for non-commercial and domestic projects.
The RIBA Concise Building Contract is divided into three parts: the Agreement, the Contract Details and the Contract Conditions.
An original copy of the contract should be purchased for each party to the contract.
Administration of the contract
The RIBA Concise Building Contract is administrated by an architect or contract administrator. The employer may appoint an architect or contract administrator using the RIBA Concise Agreement.
When to use this contract
•The RIBA Concise Building Contract is suitable for all types of simple commercial building work
•The RIBA Concise Building Contract is not suitable for non-commercial work, such as work done to the employer’s own home (use the RIBA Domestic Building Contract for domestic projects)
Key benefits
•Written in plain English that is succinct and easy to understand
•Fair and equitable terms for all parties
•Facilitates good management of the project from start to completion
•Allows effective collaboration between the employer and contractor
•Gives control over the timely completion of the building project
•Allows the contractor to design parts of the building project
Other features
•Includes provisions to collaborate with the contractor over events that may delay completion or add costs to the project
•Provides greater control over the project by allowing completion in sections
•Allows the employer to specify the supplier or sub-contractor of their choice
•Provides a straightforward method for dealing with changes to the project within specified timescales
•Provides comprehensive insurance provisions to cover the liabilities of both parties
•Provides a process for certifying the completion of a project and for managing any defects identified after completion
•Provides the flexibility to cover different modes of payment suitable for the commercial sector
•Provides a means to test and reject any defective work
•Provides a collateral warranty clause to secure the rights of funders and future purchasers or tenants
•Allows the parties to set out rules to govern applications for revision of time and/or extra payments
•Suitable for public sector employers with optional public sector clauses
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