Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
Date Published: Sep 2011
JCT Standard Building Contract Without Quantities (SBC/XQ)2016 Current edition: SBC/XQ 2016 Previous editions: SBC/QX 2011, SBC/XQ 2005 (Revision 2 2009), JCT 1998 (PXQ/LXQ)
Appropriate: The employer must provide drawings together with a description of works, and either a specification or work schedules at tender stage. The project is generally not complex enough to require bills of quantities. The price and payment structure of the contract is based on a lump sum with monthly interim payments.
Sub-Contractors can be appointed with written permission of the architect/contract administrator or selected from a list of three names. Provisions are included for collaborative working, sustainability, advance payment, bonds (advance payment, off-site materials, retention), third party rights and collateral warranties, and named specialists.
Pre-Construction Services Agreement (General Contractor) (PCSA) and Pre-Construction Services Agreement (Specialist) (PCSA/SP) can be used with this contract.
This contract can be used with the Framework Agreement (FA).