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CHAPTER SIX VARIATIONS REQUIRED BECAUSE OF CONTRACTOR RISK

Construction Contract Variations

CHAPTER SIX

VARIATIONS REQUIRED BECAUSE OF CONTRACTOR RISK

VARIATIONS REQUIRED BECAUSE OF CONTRACTOR RISK

SECTION A: INTRODUCTION 175
SECTION B: CONTRACTOR’S ENTITLEMENT TO BE PAID FOR VARIATION 177
SECTION C: DISPUTES AS TO WHY CHANGE IS REQUIRED 182

SECTION A: INTRODUCTION

6.1 Responsibility for certain risks under a contract will belong to the contractor. Those risks may result in the need to undertake additional work.1 For example, the contractor’s defective workmanship may mean that the design has to be changed. This chapter considers variations instructed in these circumstances.

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