The JCT 2016 Contracts


The course will provide an overview of the JCT 2016 family of contracts, specifically focussing on the Standard Building Contract With Quantities (SBC/Q) 2016.

Aims & Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants should be able to: -

  • Appreciate the structure and use of the JCT 2016 family of documents
  • Understand the more important clauses of the new contracts
  • Appreciate the roles and responsibilities of the key parties.
  • Properly run a JCT 2016 contract.

Course Outline:

Session 1              The JCT 2016 Family of Contracts - which JCT contract to

                             use for which project.

The Standard Building Contract With Quantities (SBC/Q) 2016

Session 2              Carrying out the Works

  • General Obligations
  • Possession and Completion
  • Adjustment of Completion Date
  • Defects

Session 3              Control of the Works

  • Subletting
  • Instructions

Session 4              Payment

  • Contract Sum and Adjustments
  • Certificates and Payments

Session 5              Variations

Session 6              Injury, Damage and Insurance

Session 7              Assignment, Third Party Rights and Termination

Session 8              Settlement of Disputes

Mode of Delivery:

This course consists of lectures supported by comprehensive seminar notes and group exercises, discussion and open workshop.

Intended For:

Client’s delegates dealing with design and build contracts who either require an introduction to the contract or more experienced practitioners wishing to refresh their knowledge of the form.

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