Construction Contracts

Request 101000271214

Please can you provide me with a copy of your standard purchase order conditions and a copy of your standard construction contracts for building and/or civil engineering works along with any amendments you may use. This does not need to be specific to any particular project.

Response 19-08-2014

Building Contracts - This information is exempt under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002; information otherwise accessible.  The documents we use are Industry standards and are copyright; they are available from RICS, RIBA (possibly Amazon too) as follows:-

(a) JCT Standard Building Contract with Quantities for use in Scotland (2011 Edition)

(b) JCT Minor Works Building Contract for use in Scotland MW/ Scot (2011 Edition)

The Moray Council General Conditions of Purchase can be found here.

Roads Maintenance Works - This information is exempt under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002; information otherwise accessible.  The information can be found here.  Although this makes reference to 2011-12 this was the issue year and remains valid.

Consultancy - This information is exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002; information not held.  The suite of contracts is published by NEC and copyrighted therefore I cannot provide you with these.  Our template document covers NEC3 Options A and B can be found here.  In terms of amendments (Z-Clauses) to the standard document these are shown on pages 12 to 26 and will vary depending on the specific work being undertaken.

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