5 June 2019 – Revisions to the Public Works Contracts and Conditions of Engagement

The Office of Government Procurement has today published amended forms of the public works contracts and conditions of engagement.  The amendments comprise of a new Data Protection clause, following the coming into force of the General Data Protection Regulation in 2018.  An ‘Information Note on GDPR in relation to Public Works Contracts and Conditions of Engagement’ is available here.

The amendments to the contracts and standard conditions of engagement are summarised here.

In respect of PW-CF10 Public Works Contract for Early Collaboration – an amended Employer Note has been published.  Please note that the PW-CF10 form of contract is no longer available on the website.  Employers are reminded that prior approval is required from the Government Committee for Construction Contracts in order to use this particular form of contract.  The Employers Note gives an overview of the key features of PW-CF10 and details of how to engage with the Construction Procurement Policy Unit in relation to its potential use for a work contract.