NEC3: Engineering and Construction Contract Option B: priced contract with bill of quantities

NEC3: Engineering and Construction Contract Option B: priced contract with bill of quantities
  • Publish Date: 01/04/2013 13:51:41
  • Publisher: Thomas Telford
  • Page Size: 297 x 210
  • Number of Pages: 78
Option B is a priced contract with a bill of quantities where the risk of carrying out the work at the agreed prices being is borne by the contractor.  This document contains all the core and secondary option clauses, the shorter schedule of cost components, and contract data, relevant to an option B contract.
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Schedule of options 

Core clauses 
• 1 General 
• 2 The Contractor’s main responsibilities 
• 3 Time 
• 4 Testing and Defects 
• 5 Payment 
• 6 Compensation events 
• 7 Title 
• 8 Risks and insurance 
• 9 Termination
Dispute resolution W
• Option W1 
• Option W2
Secondary option clauses 
• X1   Price adjustment for inflation 
• X2   Changes in the law 
• X3   Multiple currencies 
• X4   Parent company guarantee 
• X5   Sectional Completion 
• X6   Bonus for early Completion 
• X7   Delay damages 
• X12 Partnering 
• X13 Performance bond 
• X14 Advanced payment to the Contractor 
• X15 Limitation of the Contractor’s liability for his design to reasonable skill and care
• X16 Retention 
• X17 Low performance damages 
• X18 Limitation of liability 
• Y(UK)2 The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 
• Y(UK)3 The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 
• Z Additional conditions of subcontract
Note Options X8 to X11 and Y(UK)1 are not used
Schedule of Cost Components
Contract Data 

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