NEW JUNE 2016

THIS CONTRACT IS FOR USE IN ENGLAND, FOR SCOTLAND SEE SBCC CONTRACTS.

The JCT Contracts 2016 edition reflects new payment legislation and makes other changes which include:

•Incorporating and updating provisions from the JCT Public Sector Supplement relating to Fair Payment, transparency and BIM into JCT Contracts

•CDM Regulations 2015

•Reflect the Public Contracts Regulations 2015

•Changes in respect of payment , designed to reflect Fair Payment principles and to simplify and consolidate the payment provisions

•Provisions for the grant of Performance Bonds and Parent Company guarantees•An extension of (Works) Insurance Option C

•Minor updates and clarification of the intellectual property provisions•Incorporate (where appropriate) the provisions of the JCT 2012 Named Specialist Update

JCT Minor Works Building Contract 2016

Appropriate:

  • Where the work involved is simple in character
  • Where the work is designed by or on behalf of the Employer
  • Where the Employer is to provide drawings and/or a specification and/or work schedules to define adequately the quantity and quality of the work
  • Where a Contract Administrator is to administer the conditions

Can be used: by both private and local authority employers.

Not suitable:

  • Where bills of quantities are required
  • Where provisions are required to govern work carried out by named specialists
  • Where detailed control procedures are needed
  • Where the Contractor is to design discrete part(s) of the works, even though all the other criteria are met consider Minor Works Building Contract with contractor's design (MWD)