10 January 2017 – Amended Forms of Public Works Contracts

Further to the news item published on 22 December 2016, it is now mandatory for contracting authorities to use the amended forms of Public Works Contracts with a cited revision reference commencing with v2 on all works procurements commencing from 9th January 2017. These contracts and their associated pre-qualification questionnaires, instructions to tenderers, forms of tender, and model forms are available to download under Pillars 1 and 3 respectively.

Where the deadline for receipt of tenders for works is after 8 January 2017, sanction must be formally applied for and obtained from the Government Contracts Committee for Construction (GCCC) for use of the latest versions of the conditions of the Public Works Contracts (PW-CF1 – PW-CF5 inclusive), their associated Instructions to Tenderers and Forms of Tender and Schedule with a cited revision reference commencing with v1.  Click on the link to Circular 1/16 – Derogation Documents to access these documents and the associated QW1 suitability assessment questionnaire, where applicable.