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Management of Construction Projects by Brian Cooke

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Chapter 4Contracts

4.1 Schedule of current JCT standard contracts – 2011

The following summary has been summarised from the JCT Contracts website. Relationships between the parties involved in the contract are illustrated to aid student understanding.

Ref: www.jctltd.co.uk/category/contract-families

Twelve contract forms are indicated with main features outlined relative to projects using selected contracts.

The contracts included in the JCT contract families include:

  • Standard building contract – 2011
  • Intermediate building contract – 2011
  • Minor works building contract – 2011
  • Major projects construction contract – 2011
  • Design and build contract – 2011
  • Management building contract – 2011
  • Construction management contract – 2011

JCT – CE contract – 2011

Measured term contract – 2011

Prime cost building contract – 2011

Repair and maintenance contract – 2011

Home owner contracts – 2011

The seven contact case studies indicated in the text have been undertaken using the contracts indicated:

2 projects – Design and Build (Single stage tender)

3 projects – Design and Build (Two stage tender)

1 project – Construction management contract

1 project – JCT minor works

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