What type of contract is Jct?
The range of JCT construction contracts comprises:
- Standard Building Contract.
- Intermediate Building Contract.
- Minor Works Building Contract.
- Major Project Construction Contract.
- Design and Build Contract.
- Management Building Contract.
- Construction Management Contract.
- JCT Constructing Excellence Contract.
How many types of JCT contracts are there?
Traditional 17 For traditional procurement there are three main types of contract: Lump sum contracts – where the contract sum is determined before construction work is started. The contractor undertakes a defined amount of work in return for an agreed sum.
How does a JCT contract work?
Essentially, the JCT contracts are a set of off-the-shelf contracts available to purchase by anyone wishing to enter into a building contract with another party. The JCT suite of contracts are standard forms of building contracts that parties can use to document their construction projects. The JCT was formed in 1931.
Why use JCT Minor Works contract?
The JCT Minor Works Building Contract is designed for smaller, basic construction projects where the work is of a simple nature. Minor Works Building Contracts are suitable for projects procured via the traditional or conventional method.
What is the maximum value for a JCT Minor Works contract?
JCT do not set a limit for the minor works building contract in terms of value, but typically it will be used on projects of less than £250,000. More important than value in determining whether this is an appropriate form of contract is the nature of the project.
Should I use a JCT contract?
Not using a JCT contract can expose your renovation project to risk. If you don’t use a standard form of building contract you expose yourself to your contractors’ terms and conditions, or – worse still – common law to control payment, disputes, insurance and what is actually included in the works.
What is the difference between JCT and NEC contracts?
JCT provides separate contracts for employer-design or contractor-design. NEC allows for employer- design, contractor-design or part and part, simply by expressing in the works information what design the contractor is obliged to carry out.
When to use Dom / 1 and Dom / 2 sub contracts?
The DOM/1 Sub-contract is for use with the JCT (SBC) Standard Building Contract versions. The DOM/2 Sub-contract is for use with the JCT (DB) Design and Build Contract. Users will notice changes to the Sub-Contract Conditions where the clauses have been reordered into a logical sequence.
Which is the best JCT contract to get?
Best sellers include the JCT Standard Building Contract, Design and Build Contract, and Minor Works Building Contract. Digital and traditional hard-copy options are available across the JCT 2016 range.
Where is the Joint Contracts Tribunal ( JCT ) registered?
JCT is the registered trade mark of The Joint Contracts Tribunal Limited, a company limited by guarantee. Registered Office: 28 Ely Place, London EC1N 6TD Registered in England 3540344. © The Joint Contracts Tribunal Limited.
What kind of insurance is required for JCT minor works?
The following options are available to choose from in the JCT minor works contract; JCT 5.4A – this requires the Employer to be included as a “Joint Name” with the Contractor on the insurance policy for the new works. JCT 5.4B – this requires the Employer to provide “Joint Names” insurance policy for the new works and the existing structure.