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Revisions to New Government Forms of Contract and Conditions of Engagement for Consultants on Publicly Funded Contracts

We have been advised that the Department of Finance website page containing the various new Forms of Contract has recently been updated as follows:-

  • It has been decided to extend free of charge, the availability of the five standard contract forms from 19th of July to the 30th of November together with the new Guidance Material, Training Manual, Model Notices and Arbitration Rules
  • New versions of the Construction contracts (versions dated 15 August 2007) have been posted and replace previous versions of the contracts . The new versions incorporate the adjustments included in the errata note in Section 19 of the Public Works Construction Contracts Training manual.
  • Conditions of Engagement for Construction Consultants (version dated 7 December 2006) have been replaced with an updated version dated 21 May 2007 . Adjustments have been made to Clauses 6.2, 6.6 and 8.10
  • Public Works Contracts Model Forms (version dated 30 April 2007) has been replaced with an updated version dated 31 July 2007

You will find a link to the revised contracts, Conditions of Engagement, Model Forms etc in the Costs & Contracts section of our website or at http://www.finance.gov.ie/viewdoc.asp?DocID=4396

Date : 06-09-2007