Joint Building Contract

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Agreement & Conditions of Contract for Building Works

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Royalties and patent rights Assignment Subletting Suspension of the Works by the Architect Suspension of the Works by the Contractor Variations Nominated sub-contractors Nominated suppliers Work by other persons engaged by the Employer Payments Fluctuations Extension of time Loss and expense caused by disturbance of regular progress of the Works Termination of the contract by the Employer Termination of the contract by the Contractor Termination of the contract by either party Practical completion and defects liability Sectional completion Damages for delay in completion Antiquities and other objects of value Settlement of disputes Appendix Form of performance bond by the Contractor Form of payment bond by the Employer

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Agreement & Conditions of Contract for Building Works

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DEFINITIONS Architect's instructions - Means instructions issued by the Architect to the Contractor in accordance with these conditions and includes instructions issued by other agents of the Employer appointed under article 2.13 of the agreement. Bills of quantities or contract bills - Means the document drawn up by the Quantity Surveyor and priced by the Contractor to arrive at the contract price. Certificate of practical completion - Means a certificate issued by the Architect to the Contractor to signify a state of completion where, in the opinion of the Architect, the Works are substantially complete and can effectively and conveniently be used for the intended purposes. Final certificate - Means a certificate issued by the Architect to the Contractor signifying that the Works have been carried out and completed in accordance with the terms of this contract and that all adjustments to the contract price have been made in accordance therewith. Contract period - Means the period agreed for the construction of the Works and stated in the appendix to these conditions or extended in accordance therewith. Contract price - Means the price for the Works as stated in article 2.5 of the agreement or as adjusted in accordance with the contract. Contractor - Means the person or firm named in the articles of agreement with whom the Employer has entered into contract and includes the legal successors in title and permitted assigns. Contractor's equipment - Means all machinery, vehicles, tools, apparatus and other things required for the carrying out and completion of the Works and the remedying of any defects. Employer - Means the person or firm named in the articles of agreement with whom the Contractor has entered into contract and includes the legal successors in title and...
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