4 Oct Chair of the FIDIC Contracts Committee. Principal Turnkey (Orange Book) First Edition Design/Build Contract (The New Yellow Book). The Orange book was published in to provide a design and build option to the then current FIDIC suite. This standard form was the first FIDIC contract to. Order online at ▷ or for the Americas call (toll free) SPRINGER ▷ or email us at: A guide to managing and using the FIDIC contract form. ▷ Includes flowcharts Build and Turnkey Contract (the ” Orange Book”).

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Design-build may also encourage economies, not only in terms of price, but at the expense of quality.

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Turnkey contracts include most or all of the fixtures, fittings and equipment f. Ideally, variations under a design-build contract should be instructed by reference to requirements lrange by a redesign by the Employer ; and their costs and other consequences should be agreed in advance, in order biok minimize disputes. Interim payments, including the cost of shipped Plant, are evaluated by an impartial Engineer appointed by the Employer; the final payment for the works is also fidic orange book free by the Engineer, but the method fidic orange book free evaluation is not defined if not lump-sum, Part 11 text would be required.

In practice, these aspects can make the design-build process appear somewhat inflexible.

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The defects liability period is extended in certain circumstances. If the tender documents are deficient, the Employer may pay an exorbitant price for unacceptable works. Therefore, it is considered essential that the Fidic orange book free has or procures expert technical services, in order to ensure that his requirements are elaborated in the tender documents and are achieved in practice.

Standardization, both in technical and administrative matters, is desirable for the satisfactory execution of many types of commercial projects. Part I of the Orange Book contains specific arrangements for copyrights, for progress reporting, for the provision of facilities by the Employer, for the prior agreement of variations and for Tests on Fidic orange book free and Tests after Completion.

Contracts and Agreements Collection English electronic version.

Design-Build and Turnkey (1995 Orange Book) Guide (1st Ed 1996)

Watermarked Compilation of all Collections English electronic version. The design-build option prevents the Employer from having a close involvement in the design process. The latter overlap may or may not lessen the total period between the commencement of the preparation of tender documents and the completion of construction. General Conditions; Part 2: The design-build process is thus less amenable to variations initiated by the Employer, compared with the alternative where the designer is separately employed by the Employer and is independent of the Contractor.


Major projects, whether they are predominantly building, civil engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or fidic orange book free combination, are frequently complex.

These Model Terms are reproduced towards the end of this Guide, after the comments on Clause fidic orange book free Group Extras Related products. The interpretation of individual clauses in a specific contract falls to be determined in accordance with the law applicable to the contract, and may also be affected by other parts of the contract. The Guide also indicates what the drafting committees the Orange Book Task Group and the Contracts Committee intended in drafting particular clauses.

Except as may be defined in a schedule of payments, interim and final payments for fidic orange book free works are evaluated by the Employer’s Representative, but the method of evaluation is not defined if not lump-sum, Part 11 text would be required.

Within the text of this Guide, the various sub-clauses from the Orange Book are copied and are shown in italics. This Guide informally titled “the Orange Book Guide” is intended to assist the users of the Orange Book, namely those who write, and those who administer, contracts based on these Conditions of Contract.

With the resulting increased complexity of contract conditions, it is becoming increasingly important to ensure that they are based upon a standardized form of contract, with which the contracting parties and financing institutions are familiar, and which maintains a fair and reasonable balance between the differing objectives of these parties, allocating fairly the risks and responsibilities. The Employer should first analyze the project financing arrangements, their consequences, the risks inherent in the type s of works and the other factors which affect the procurement process.

This assistance is focused on particular features of the Orange Book: The italicized text should be identical to the corresponding text in the Orange Book as reproduced fidic orange book free the final section. The defects liability period is of fixed duration. Compilation of all Collections English electronic version. If the result of the above analysis is a decision to procure the works on the basis of design-build or fidic orange book free, the Fidic orange book free Book provides an internationally acceptable basis for the contract.

In the majority of cases, the contracting parties will react favourably to such a standardized form of contract, which will do much to reduce the likelihood of unsatisfactory performance, increased costs and disputes. Guidance for the Preparation of Conditions Particular Application. This Guide does not, therefore, attempt to give legal interpretations of fidic orange book free Orange Book, although it does indicate some relevant legal issues.


FIDIC Secretariat receives requests from time to time to assist in the interpretation of individual contracts which are based upon conditions of contract incorporating the FIDIC publications. In any event, the legal interpretation of a contract will depend upon such matters as its precise wording and the law governing the particular contract. Recognizing that some Employers wanted to procure the construction of project works on a lump-sum contractor-design basis, FDIC initiated the preparation of an appropriate fidic orange book free of contract: If expertise is unavailable, problems may arise, particularly in respect of the need for variations.

After that analysis, decisions can be made as to which fidic orange book free option is appropriate; and as to which standard form of contract is closest to the Employer’s requirements and will thus require less text in Part 11 than would be the case if fodic form were to be used. He must therefore ensure that adequate resources are fidic orange book free to the skilled tasks of drafting the technical and commercial aspects of the tender documents, and of analyzing the tenderers’ proposals.

It is envisaged that the Orange Book can be boom basis of all contracts which involve the provision of facilities designed by the Contractor, whether such facilities comprise building, civil engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or any combination.

The Orange Book may be used for projects constructed under a single fidic orange book free and also for a contract for the provision of plant or for construction which is part of a multi-contract project, although the latter type of project may give rise to significant co-ordination problems.

Introduction Why Standard Documents? Immediately prior to publication, David R Wightman and Andrew Inkester Nabarro Nathanson, UK carried out the final review to ensure legal conformity of the entire document.

A Test Edition had been published inand the many fivic to it were reviewed before the first edition was completed. Project Procurement Bookk At the inception stage of a project, procurement options should be reviewed and a decision made as to the most appropriate option; FIDIC’s publication of the Orange Book does not constitute any indication of a preferred option.

With the contract being based on an acceptable standard form, fidic orange book free will be less inclined to make financial provision for unfamiliar contract conditions, whose consequences they may have difficulty in assessing.