The full name of the red book is the conditions of contract for construction for building and engineering works designed by the employer. Guidance for the preparation of particular conditions of subcontract. The fidic subcontract is intended for use with the fidic red book 1999 edition. Unless otherwise agreed the contractor cannot subcontract the whole of the works.
Fidic contracts 2017subcontracting legal guidance lexisnexis. Construction 1999 red book subcontract 1st ed 2011 fidic. While the red book is for civil engineering work, the yellow book is designed for the supply and erection of plant and machinery, such as the turbines and gates of a hydro. Contract administration for a construction project under fidic.
Works of civil engineering 1987 red book subcontract 1st. Along with the fidic 1999 yellow book the conditions of contract for plant and designbuild and the fidic 1999 silver book the conditions of contract for epc turnkey projects, the fidic 1999 red book has been in widespread use for nearly two decades. This practice note examines the approach to subcontracting under the 2017 editions of the fidic red, yellow and silver books. Fidic redbook subclause 20 to notify the engineer of the contractors. Based on the conditions of subcontract for construction released in 2011 known as the red book subcontract, fidic have taken a similar approach to flowing down rights and liabilities under the. The red book is to be distinguished from fidic s standard form of conditions of contract for electrical and mechanical works, or yellow book. Under the red book, the basic obligation can be broken down as follows. Conditions of subcontract for construction first edition, 2011. Fidic as an introduction to the subcontract for those. Subcontractors will similarly encounter fidic derived conditions of contract where they are operating internationally. In the preparation of these conditions of contract for construction, it was recognised that, while there are many subclauses which will be generally applicable. These include the introduction of a new subcontract for use with the red book the fidic construction contract, 1st edition 1999 and also some changes to the. The key principle in the fidic contracts in relation to subcontracting is that the contractor remains responsible to the employer for work carried out by subcontractors. Forms of letter of subcontractor s offer, contractors letter of acceptance and subcontract agreement.
Introduction to the fidic conditions of subcontract for works of civil. There is a significant difference between the definition of nominated subcontractor in the fidic 99 contract and that found within the red book 4th edition. Pdf fidic conditions of subcontract as a model for. Conditions of subcontract for use with the 1999 red book. The new first edition fidic subcontract construction blog. Our books collection saves in multiple countries, allowing you to get the most less latency time to download any of our books like.407 1385 1590 644 1099 946 715 458 973 207 1333 1565 1153 340 1577 544 1584 669 856 497 265 1411 628 180 339 883 1462 1291 621 1084 896 747 1276 1139 610 266 1329 172 963 24 1317 551 593