Contract documents should set out the rights and obligations of all the contracting parties.
A flawed construction contract document can lead to problems and disputes during construction.
In my last article Subcontractor construction contract documents we discussed that the contract document was a legally binding contract. Also that the subontract document does not have to be lengthy and that the contract document should be appropriate to the work.
So what should be included in your subcontract document?
Subcontract documents should include
The subcontract contract document must include or make provision for:
Much of the contract documentation should have formed part of the pricing documentation. Read What to include in Subcontractor pricing documentation
You cannot add things into the document extra to what the Subcontractor priced.
Other useful articles
Is the cheapest really the cheapest? - adjudicating quotations
How you can make your next construction project more successful.
Managing subcontractors on your construction project. What you should consider.
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