NEC3: How to write the PSC Scope

NEC3: How to write the PSC Scope
  • Publish Date: 01/04/2013 15:17:48
  • Publisher: Thomas Telford
  • Page Size: 297 x 210
  • Number of Pages: 40
This guide is written to help users to produce Scope for the NEC3 Professional Services Contract (PSC) and is produced in Association with Mott McDonald. Good quality Scope is vital to achieving better outcomes for professional services contracts, and reducing misunderstandings and disputes. 
Scope should be prepared with individual service requirements and the operation of the PSC in mind.


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• Foreword 
• Preface 
• Acknowledgements 
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The status of the Scope 
• The function of the Scope 
• The relationship between the Scope and the Contract Data 
• The relationship between the Scope and pricing documents 
• Inconsistencies within the Scope and between the Scope and other documents
Chapter 3 Drafting the Scope 
• Incorporation of standard sets of requirements 
• Assumptions 
• Interfaces 
• Management of risks 
• Health and safety information 
• The Scope for a PSC subcontract 
• Examination of typical traditional requirements 
• General drafting advice
Chapter 4 PSC references to Scope
Chapter 5 The structure of the Scope 
• A Example Scope structure 

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