JCT Design and Build 2016

JCT has announced that the JCT Design and Build 2016 form of contract will be despatched to those that have pre-ordered, on 22 September 2016.

JCT have given an indication of what the new form will include. The changes are perhaps more wide ranging than had generally been anticipated and will include:

  • Incorporation of the JCT Public Sector Supplement 2011 relating to Fair Payment, Transparency & BIM.
  • Adjustments to reflect the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
  • Changes to the works and existing structures insurance provisions
  • Amendments to payment provisions namely
    • Establishing (for Fair Payment purposes) Interim Valuation Dates that apply to main contract, sub-contract and sub –subcontract levels.
    • Increasing the flexibility of fluctuation provisions.
    • Consolidating notice requirements of the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act 1996.
  • The Inclusion of provision for Performance Bonds and Parent Company Guarantees
  • Changes to Collateral Warranties and Third Party Rights

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