The NEC4 Engineering & Construction Short Contract Bundle contains all contracts and documents relating to the Engineering & Construction Short Contract, including associated User Guides and the Short Subcontract.
The Short Contract is an alternative to NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract and is for use with contracts which do not require sophisticated management techniques, comprise straightforward work and impose only low risks on both the employer and the Contractor. This document contains the contract clauses and the form for contract data. The short subcontract can be used as a subcontract to NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) and NEC4 Engineering and Construction Short Contract (ECSC).
Users should note that the NEC Forms of Contract are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the copyright owner. However, Contract Data forms may be reproduced for the purpose of obtaining tenders, awarding and administering contracts.
Likewise, plagiarising any copyrighted document is illegal. For users seeking to prepare their own bespoke contracts based on the NEC Forms of Contract, please contact NEC at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss and obtain a copyright licence.