NEC3 ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT (ECC)
THOMAS TELFORD LTD
01 APR 2013
NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract is the core document from which the options A-F are extracted. It contains all core clauses and secondary option clauses, together with the schedules of cost components and forms for contract data. Construction Clients' Board endorsement of NEC3 The Construction Clients' Board (formerly Public Sector Clients' Forum) recommends that public sector organisations use the NEC3 contracts when procuring construction. Standardising use of this comprehensive suite of contracts should help to deliver efficiencies across the public sector and promote behaviours in line with the principles of Achieving Excellence in Construction.
Core clauses * 1 General * 2 The Contractor's main responsibilities * 3 Time * 4 Testing and Defects * 5 Payment * 6 Compensation events * 7 Title * 8 Risks and insurance * 9 Termination Main option clauses * A Priced contract with activity schedule * B Priced contract with bill of quantities * C Target contract with activity schedule * D Target contract with bill of quantities * E Cost reimbursable contract * F Management contract Dispute resolution * Option W1 * Option W2 Secondary option clauses * X1 Price adjustment for inflation * X2 Changes in the law * X3 Multiple currencies * X4 Parent company guarantee * X5 Sectional Completion * X6 Bonus for early Completion * X7 Delay damages * X12 Partnering * X13 Performance bond * X14 Advanced payment to the Contractor * X15 Limitation of the Contractor's liability for his design to reasonable skill and care * X16 Retention * X17 Low performance damages * X18 Limitation of liability * Y(UK)2 The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 * Y(UK)3 The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 * Z Additional conditions of contract Note: Options X8 to X11 and Y(UK)1 are not used Schedule of Cost Components Shorter Schedule of Cost Components Contract Data Index