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NEC2 has established itself as the leading contract for civil engineering work and has made major in-roads into the building market. NEC3 appeared in July 2005 and represents an update to reflect users experience and changes in the way the construction industry operates, in the years since the appearance of NEC2 in 1995. This guide is aimed at those familiar with the provisions of NEC2 and provides and an easy-to-use comparison on the changes between the two editions of the NEC.
NEC3 comprises a suite of entirely consistent documents. The guide covers in detail, on a clause by clause basis, the differences between the NEC2 Engineering and Construction Contract and the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract. However, principles of the changes it introduces have been applied across the complete suite of NEC3 contracts. So anybody wishing to understand the new provisions applied across the suite of NEC3 contracts, will benefit from this book.
The guide presents the wording of NEC3 against that of NEC3 with all changes highlighted. Explanatory notes are also included which cover the significance of more important changes printed under the relevant clauses. Users will be able to look up any clause in the NEC2 Engineering and Construction Contract and see, at a glance, what has changed, if anything, in NEC3.
It will be a valuable resource for anybody involved in the NEC supply chain including clients, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors, project managers, adjudicators, service suppliers - across the complete spectrum of construction activity.