A ready-reference on the contractual obligations of the variousparties for a FIDIC construction contract.
‘It is clear that there is less chance of failure toobserve contract compliance using [this] book, than reliance onreading though the appropriate clauses in the contract… A bigplus is that those using the book will find answers to queriesrelating to contractual issues arising from the FIDIC contractsconditions in a fraction of the time it would take if it werenecessary to study the full text… For those using the FIDICforms for the first time, or infrequently, this book is a must,whilst experienced users will find it a valuable memory jogger.Whichever category the reader falls into, using this book shouldimprove performance…The book is ideal for engineers, quantitysurveyors, contract managers and any person whose job it is tounderstand the workings of a FIDIC contract.‘From the book’s Foreword by Roger Knowles
The most important part of any contract is the obligations ofthe parties, the time frames in which the parties must performthese obligations, and the consequences of failing to meet them.Failure to carry out obligations correctly is a serious risk andcommon source of contention or claims.
This practical ready-reference on the contractual obligations ofthe various parties for a FIDIC construction contract promotesefficient administration of construction projects, preventscontention and aids an easier understanding of their obligations.The FIDIC Contracts: obligations of the parties is presentedin an easily-referenced format, with the obligations set out intabular form and clear summaries for each type of contract given inseparate sections for the Employer, the Contractor and theEngineer.
This guide’s ready–reference style will enable theproject manager, quantity surveyor or contract manager to quicklycheck that his company is performing the required obligationscorrectly - and also to ensure the other parties are doing thesame.
- a practical reference guide to the obligations of the partiesunder FIDIC contracts
- this easily understood digest will be welcomed by anyonedealing with the FIDIC forms of contract
- clearly referenced summaries set out in a table format
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About the Author
Andy Hewitt, FICCP, FCInstCES, FQSi, ACIOB, ACIArb, MDBF,is the principal of Hewitt Construction Consultancy, whichspecialises in construction contracts, claims and disputeresolution. He is also the developer and principal of ‘ClaimsClass’, which provides education and training on the subjectof construction claims by way of distance learning and 2-dayintensive training programmes.
Andy Hewitt has 40 years’ experience in the constructionindustry - UK, Africa and the Middle East, holding seniorcommercial and project management positions with contractors,subcontractors and consultants.
His project and company management skills together withexperience gained in a variety of disciplines and projects withinthe construction industry have led him, in the latter part of hiscareer, to specialise in the field of construction contractualissues, claims and dispute management.
Table of Contents
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Chapter 1 The Red Book: Conditions of Contract forConstruction, for Building and Engineering Works Designed by theEmployer, First Edition 1999 1
The Obligations of the Employer 3
The Obligations of the Contractor 14
The Obligations of the Engineer 38
The Obligations of the Dispute Adjudication Board 50
Chapter 2 The Pink Book: Conditions of Contract forConstruction, MDB1 Harmonised Edition for Building and EngineeringWorks Designed by the Employer, June 2010 55
The Obligations of the Employer 57
The Obligations of the Contractor 69
The Obligations of the Engineer 98
The Obligations of the Dispute Board 111
1 MDB – Multilateral Development Bank
Chapter 3 The Red Book Subcontract: Conditions of Subcontractfor Construction for Building and Engineering Works Designed by theEmployer, First Edition 2011 115
The Obligations of the Contractor 117
The Obligations of the Subcontractor 130
Chapter 4 The Yellow Book: Conditions of Contract for Plantand Design-Build for Electrical and Mechanical Plant, and forBuilding and Engineering Works, Designed by the Contractor, FirstEdition 1999 143
The Obligations of the Employer 145
The Obligations of the Contractor 156
The Obligations of the Engineer 183
The Obligations of the Dispute Adjudication Board 196
Chapter 5 The Silver Book: Conditions of Contract forEPC/Turnkey Projects, First Edition 1999 199
The Obligations of the Employer 201
The Obligations of the Contractor 218
The Obligations of the Dispute Adjudication Board 244
Chapter 6 The Gold Book: Conditions of Contract for Design,Build and Operate Projects, First Edition 2008 247
The Obligations of the Employer 249
The Obligations of the Contractor 260
The Obligations of the Employer’s Representative 290
The Obligations of the Dispute Adjudication Board 304
Chapter 7 The Green Book: Short form of Contract, FirstEdition 1999 309
The Obligations of the Employer 311
The Obligations of the Contractor 315
The Obligations of the Adjudicator 321
Chapter 8 The White Book: Client/Consultant Model ServicesAgreement, Fourth Edition 2006 323
The Obligations of the Client 325
The Obligations of the Consultant 330