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CHAPTER NINE CHANGE IN THE ABSENCE OF A VARIATION INSTRUCTION CHANGE ABSENT VARIATION INSTRUCTION

Construction Contract Variations

CHAPTER NINE CHANGE IN THE ABSENCE OF A VARIATION INSTRUCTION CHANGE ABSENT VARIATION INSTRUCTION CHANGE IN THE ABSENCE OF A VARIATION INSTRUCTION CHANGE ABSENT VARIATION INSTRUCTION SECTION A: INTRODUCTION 233 SECTION B: CONCESSION 239 SECTION C: CONSENSUAL VARIATION 243 SECTION D: WAIVER OF CONTRACTUAL VARIATION MECHANISM FORMALITIES 253 SECTION E: THE OBLIGATION TO APPROVE AND INSTRUCT A CHANGE 263 SECTION F: COLLATERAL CONTRACTS 270 SECTION G: RESTITUTION, UNJUST ENRICHMENT AND QUANTUM MERUIT CLAIMS 276 SECTION H: OTHER CONTRACTUAL PROVISIONS THAT COMPENSATE FOR CHANGE 288 SECTION A: INTRODUCTION 9.1 Any change to the contract scope needs to be made with the employer’s approval. 1 A variation instruction issued by the employer under the contract will, of course, constitute approval. Such an instruction will normally also give the contractor the right to payment and extra time to undertake the changed work. Such variation instructions, and the formal processes these can involve, are discussed in Chapter 8 .

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