NEC4: Engineering and Construction Subcontract

  • Publish Date: 22/06/2017 00:00:00
  • Publisher: Thomas Telford
  • Page Size: 297 x 210
  • Number of Pages:
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The NEC4: Engineering and Construction Subcontract (ECS) is intended for use in appointing a subcontractor where the contractor has been appointed under the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Options, the available secondary options, schedules of cost components and contract data.

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Contents
Core Clauses
  • 1 General
  • 2 The Subcontractor’s main responsibilities
  • 3 Time
  • 4 Quality management
  • 5 Payment
  • 6 Compensation events
  • 7 Title
  • 8 Liabilities and insurance
  • 9 Termination
 
Main Option Clauses
  • Option A: Priced subcontract with activity schedule
  • Option B: Priced subcontract with bill of quantities
  • Option C: Target subcontract with activity schedule
  • Option D: Target subcontract with bill of quantities
  • Option E: Cost reimbursable subcontract
 
Resolving and Avoiding Disputes
  • Option W1
  • Option W2
 
Secondary Option Clauses
  • Option X1: Price adjustment for inflation (used only with Options A, B, C and D)
  • Option X2: Changes in the law
  • Option X3: Multiple currencies (used only with Options A and B)
  • Option X4: Ultimate holding company guarantee
  • Option X5: Sectional Completion
  • Option X6: Bonus for early Completion
  • Option X7: Delay damages
  • Option X8: Undertakings to the Client or Others
  • Option X9: Transfer of rights
  • Option X10: Information modelling
  • Option X11: Termination by the Contractor
  • Option X12: Multiparty collaboration (not used with Option X20)
  • Option X13: Performance bond
  • Option X14: Advanced payment to the Subcontractor
  • Option X15: The Subcontractor’s design
  • Option X16: Retention
  • Option X17: Low performance damages
  • Option X18: Limitation of liability
  • Option X20: Key Performance Indicators (not used with Option X12)
  • Option X21: Whole life cost
Note Option X19 is not used
  • Option Y(UK)1: Project Bank Account
  • Option Y(UK)2: The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996
  • Option Y(UK)3: The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999
  • Option Z: Additional conditions of subcontract
 
  • Schedule of Cost Components
  • Short Schedule of Cost Components
  • Subcontract Data
  • Part one – Data provided by the Contractor
  • Part two – Data provided by the Subcontractor
  • Index

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