The report should address the following issues:
1. Analysis of the key procurement issues that the Client has to consider in selecting an appropriate procurement route for the project. This should include a review of Client’s objectives for the development project as described above. Please ensure you clearly identify any assumptions that you have made.
2. A comprehensive appraisal of potential procurement routes for the project along with recommendations for an appropriate procurement route, giving reasons for choice. task 2
You are required to prepare a report to address the following pre and post contract administration issues of the above development:
a) In the case of inappropriate construction of lift shaft Contract Administrator used a new set of drawings with compliments slip as an instruction to rectify the work. Does this count as an instruction? Discuss your answer with reference to general principles and support it with reference to specific SBC/Q clause(s).
b) Detail the legitimate applications for payment of loss and expenses (claims) that Sanken contractors can make with respect to the given scenario, the main facts that can be included in the application and the contractual provisions available to substantiate the application according to the JCT SBC/Q 2011. You also have to detail and discuss (with appropriate justification) the instances where contractor wishes to submit applications for payment of loss and expenses, but still not legitimate according to JCT SBC/Q 2011; and what other alternative contractual means available to cover cost incurred (if cost is recoverable) in those instances according to JCT SBC/Q 2011 with respect to the given scenario.
c) Discuss the contractual provisions in relation to the late interim payments by the Employer.