JCT’s Home Owner Contracts are designed specifically for people looking for the benefits and protection of a contract when appointing consultants or contractors. This contract is for a home owner/occupier who has not appointed a consultant to administer the contract. The customer deals directly with the contractor. Please note that you do not need a subscription to purchase Homeowner Contracts which are only available as pdfs. The subscription service supports online.

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JCT Homeowners Contracts

Neither HO09 or MW11 provides for the appointment of named or nominated sub-contractors thus avoiding a jdt area of contract law. They are very easy to use.

The contracts can be obtained from RIBA bookshops www. In practice my sense is that many employers ask their builder to use a hmoeowners party yet neither contract makes any provision. The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Welcome to JCT’s online store.

Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.

If not at all then it would be best to assume that any bad weather which delays the works will necessitate an extension of time. Where can the contracts be used? Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences. Q How do I know which contract I need? The parties’ names and addresses.

For the inexperienced client that is a positive starting point but the structure and the language are also refreshingly simple to follow, being the contract specifically designed for use by home owners. Fill in your name and address and that of your builder on page 2 of the contract. In reality where works are undertaken in an occupied property some phasing will be necessary for the employer to use or occupy part of the works during the time that the contractor is on site.


Working hours and facilities which the contractor can use. Miss these vital ingredients and any project will fail, which in a nutshell is no different with much larger projects. Q Can I use the contract more than once? Do you have a Question or Comment?

However, this is the only instance within MW11 where the contract administrator may make such an award so if the contractor suffers losses not related to a variation as in the case of delays by the consultant or contract administrator, then these might have to be referred to adjudication, arbitration or litigation, unless some agreement can be reached.

Both HO09 and MW11 only allow for a start and completion date and there is no specific requirement in both to produce a programme although there is nothing to prevent such a requirement being included in the specification.

See our Corporate site for more: Quick Basket You have 0 items in your basket. In reality, however, the incorporation of liquidated damages provisions in a domestic context will at best be treated with extreme suspicion and at worst will either scare off many builders or they will refuse to accept such terms. cjt


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Yes, JCT Contracts are well known conyract the construction industry for their unbiased contracts and have a reputation that your contractor will recognise and trust. A The contracts are for use on desktop computers only and not compatible with mobile or tablet devices. You can download the latest version of Adobe Reader here:. A mechanism for describing the works.

JCT Homeowners Contracts • Frequently Asked Questions

If this is the case it should also be made clear in the tender documents so the contractor may allow for appropriate screening and temporary works, and agreement should be reached with the contractor over suitable arrangements.

Fancy a city break anyone? It is not suitable for other purposes. Be aware though that failure to grant as much access as is necessary to complete the works will entitle the contractor to an extension of time!

Furthermore, both contracts do contrqct allow for either commencement or completion in contractually binding phases, so if this is required, the Intermediate Building Contract may be more suited rather than amending the contracts.