2 Documents

2.1 Documents are a key factor in the success of every building project and traditional projects, such as those under IC16 (or ICD16), depend on comprehensive and accurate information at tender stage. Ideally, the formal contract documents should be executed before the project commences on site. Normally, a contract is formed if there is a clear acceptance of a firm offer.1 The contract, once executed, will supersede any conflicting provisions in the accepted tender and will apply retrospectively (Tameside Metropolitan BC v Barlow Securities). Any supplementary information should be provided in adequate time and to an agreed and workable programme. Inadequate and late information is very likely to result in an escalating budget and ...

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