FIDIC Users' Guide: A Practical Guide to the 1999 Red and Yellow Books - Incorporating Changes and Additions to the 2005 MDB Harmonised Edition

FIDIC Users' Guide: A Practical Guide to the 1999 Red and Yellow Books - Incorporating Changes and Additions to the 2005 MDB Harmonised Edition

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By (author) Brian Totterdill

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  • Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 196mm x 262mm x 112mm | 4,441g
  • Publication date: 9 June 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0727734415
  • ISBN 13: 9780727734419
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 399,597

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The FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction and the Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build (known as the 1999 Red Book and the 1999 Yellow Book) were first published in 1999 and have been used for a large number of contracts around the world. During 2005, FIDIC and the multilateral development banks cooperated to publish the MDB Harmonised Conditions of Contract for Construction. This book is a revised and extended edition of the authors earlier guides.

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"This new users guide will prove to be a very helpful aid to the industry and its clients both in the UK and abroad" - Roderick Pettigrew Head of Commercial and Legal Department Heating and Ventilating Contractors' Association

Table of contents

Part 1: The Traditional and the 1999 FIDIC Conditions of Contract 1 Introduction to the FIDIC Conditions of Contract 1.1 Construction Contracts 1.2 The FIDIC Conditions of Contract 1.3 The Traditional FIDIC Conditions of Contract 1.4 The 1999 FIDIC Conditions of Contract 1.5 The MDB Harmonised Construction Contract 1.6 Social clauses 1.7 Contents of this book 2 Comparisons between the different FIDIC Conditions of Contract 2.1 The Traditional and the 1999 Conditions of Contract 2.2 The Traditional 'Red Book' and the Conditions of Contract for Construction 2.3 Comparison between the different 1999 Conditions of Contract The Conditions of Contract for Construction (The Red Book) The Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build (The Yellow Book) The Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects (The Silver Book The Short Form of Contract (The Green Book) The Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works (The Blue Book) The MDB Harmonised Conditions of Contract for Construction (The MDB Edition) 3 The 1999 FIDIC Red and Yellow Books 3.1 Contents of the FIDIC Publication 3.2 Preparation of the Contract documents 3.3 The layout of the General Conditions 3.4 The sequence of construction operations 3.5 Preparation of the Particular Conditions 4 Claims and dispute procedures 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Claims and the Conditions of Contract 4.3 Claims by the Contractor 4.4 Claims by the Employer 4.5 The Dispute Adjudication Board (DAB) 4.6 Amicable settlement 4.7 Arbitration 4.8 The Courts 5 Flow charts Fig. 1 Time periods in the Conditions of Contract Fig. 2 Progress requirements Fig. 3 Errors in Employer's requirements (YB only) Fig. 4 Design procedures (YB only) Fig. 5 Workmanship procedures Fig. 6 Procedures at Completion of Works Fig. 7 Procedures during Defects Notification Period Fig. 8 Procedures for advance payment Fig. 9 Payment procedures Fig. 10 Procedures for payment at Completion of Works Fig. 11 Procedures for final payment Fig. 12 Claims by the Contractor Fig. 13 Claims by the Employer Fig. 14 Procedures for disputes Part 2: The FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction and for Plant and Design-Build 6 Introduction to Part 2 7 Contents: General Conditions 8 Definitions listed alphabetically 9 Clause 1: General Provisions 10 Clause 2: The Employer 11 Clause 3: The Engineer 12 Clause 4: The Contractor 13 Clause 5 (RB): Nominated Subcontractors 14 Clause 5 (YB): Design 15 Clause 6: Staff and Labour 16 Clause 7: Plant, Materials and Workmanship 17 Clause 8: Commencement, Delays and Suspension 18 Clause 9: Tests on Completion 19 Clause 10: Employer's Taking Over 20 Clause 11: Defects Liability 21 Clause 12 (RB): Measurement and Evaluation 22 Clause 12 (YB): Tests after Completion 23 Clause 13: Variations and Adjustments 24 Clause 14: Contract Price and Payment 25 Clause 15: Termination by Employer 26 Clause 16: Suspension and Termination by Contractor 27 Clause 17: Risk and Responsibility 28 Clause 18: Insurance 29 Clause 19: Force Majeure 30 Clause 20: Claims, Disputes and Arbitration Part 3 Appendices A1 General Conditions of Dispute Adjudication Agreement A2 Annex: Procedural Rules A3.1 Index of Sub-Clauses in the Conditions of Contract for Construction A3.2 Index of Sub-Clauses in the Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build A4 Annexes and Forms Part 4: MDB Harmonised Edition of the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction 31 The MDB Edition 31.1 Introduction 31.2 General changes 31.3 Bank changes 31.4 Other changes 31.5 Changes in the Appendix 31.6 Changes to Annex: Procedural Rules 31.7 Changes to standard forms Part 5: Sub-Clause comparison A comparison of Sub-Clause numbers between the fourth edition of 'The Red Book' and the 1999 Conditions of Contract for Construction