Design and Build Contract (DB)

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Current edition: DB 2016
Previous editions: DB 2011, DB 2005 (Revision 2 2009), WCD 1998

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  • Can be used on large or smaller scale projects, but generally where detailed provisions are necessary.
  • The Contractor is responsible for completing the design, as well as carrying out the works, and the employer must provide detailed documents to outline their requirements.
  • The price and payment structure of the contract is based on a lump sum with interim stage or periodic payments.
  • Provisions are included for collaborative working, sustainability, advance payment, bonds (advance payment, off-site materials, retention), third party rights and collateral warranties.
  • Pre-Construction Services Agreement (General Contractor) (PCSA) and Pre-Construction Services Agreement (Specialist) (PCSA/SP) can be used with this contract.
  • This contract can be used with the Framework Agreement (FA).
  • For use of both private and public sector projects.
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  • As a consequence of JCT’s adoption of a digital-first approach for JCT Online, numbering changes have been made in the Online version of this contract from Hard copy/CD. Find out more about the changes.

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ISBN : 9780414054646

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