Date Published: June 2014
Document Type: Paperback
Product Code: CIP1376-10
Publisher: Construction Industry Publications Ltd.
Short Form of Subcontract (Pad of 10 copies) The CIP Short Form of Subcontract is a simple 4 page contract in a tear off pad of 10. It's an excellent, easy to use yet comprehensive simple form of subcontract that can be recommended for use by both main contractors and sub-contractors alike.
The Short Form of Subcontract is a simple straightforward form of sub-contract, suitable where the main contract is the JCT Minor Works but has the added benefit that it can also be used in conjunction with almost all other forms of main contracts.
Its is suitable for small scale sub-contract packages of a straightforward nature with a generally low degree of risk. The sub-contract contains provisions for the incorporation of simple packages of work where the design is to be completed by the Sub-contractor.
The Short Form of Subcontract itself is a simple yet comprehensive subcontract agreement that sets out all the necessary terms governing the agreement between the main contractor and sub-contractor.
It has two sections, the first of which contains introductory wording and needs to be completed with specific information to the particular sub-contract .
The second contains the contract conditions which do not require any information to be completed. Importantly for main and sub-contractors alike, the payment provisions have been drafted as simply as possible to comply with the Construction Act, as subsequently amended.
Under Clause 8.1, the sub-contractor submits an application for payment on a monthly basis which falls due for payment 28 days after the application unless a Pay Less notice is served by the main contractor.
The CIP Short Form of Subcontract is a simple, straightforward, easy to use form of sub-contract.
The format, in particular the tear off pad style, is readily useable both on and off site and is likely to prove a very popular choice by both main and sub-contractors throughout the industry. Tear off Pad of 10 contracts.