FIDIC RED BOOK: A Commentary
Care of the Works and Indemnities
17.1 Responsibility for Care of the Works
Unless the Contract is terminated in accordance with these Conditions or otherwise, subject to Sub-Clause 17.2 [Liability for Care of the Works] the Contractor shall take full responsibility for the care of the Works, Goods and Contractor’s Documents from the Commencement Date until the Date of Completion of the Works, when responsibility for the care of the Works shall pass to the Employer. If a Taking-Over Certificate is issued (or is deemed to be issued) for any Section or Part, responsibility for the care of the Section or Part shall then pass to the Employer.