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Construction Law/Clause 13.8 Adjustment for Changes in Cost


Working on a FIDIC 1999 contract as a contractor, on what contractual grounds can the engineer refuse to compensate us for the rise and fall on fuel use on staff vehicles. Assume the contract allows for rise and fall on fuel.

Your very urgunt response would greatly appreciated.


Dear Ishmael

Thank you for your question.

Unless there is a contractual provision the Engineer can use, there should be no such ground for rejection.

Ask them to provide you a written explanation.

Once you have it, please come back with those details and will gladly analyse them together with you.

Hope that helps.

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