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Dear Sir,
Can You please explain the conditions of Contract?

Hi Nihmath,

Conditions of Contract are terms and conditions that set the rights and obligations of the contracting parties, when a contract is awarded or entered into. These include 'general conditions' which are common to all types of contracts, as well as 'special conditions' which are peculiar to a specific contract (such as, contract change conditions, payment conditions, price variation clauses, penalties).

Source: Business Dictionary

In addition, Conditions of Contract is being placed as a clear guidance in the determination of each party's responsibilities, obligations, etc. to avoid unnecessary disputes between parties in the future.

Without the Conditions of Contract, each party would or may think that a certain task is under the obligation of other party, thus the dispute will arise.

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Rofel Ningal

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Having more than 10 years extensive experience in international companies, including working in the UAE, Qatar and Philippines, both for private and public sectors, such as, Government, Project Management, Consultancy and Construction provide a wider perspective in analyzing the issues related to Construction Law and the like to provide advice in a fair and reasonable manner, in accordance with the applicable Contract Terms and Conditions. The hands-on experience I had for preparing cost proposal for variations; daily correspondences protecting the rights of my organization under contract; preparation and finalization of contract/agreement; preparation, negotiation and finalization of claims for extension of time and associated cost, etc. will be useful to understand the details of every question asked. With experience working in a project administered by FIDIC Form of Contract (Red and Yellow), Public Works Authority (Qatar) Conditions of Contract, etc.

Philippine Institute of Certified Quantity Surveyors Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers

BSc in Civil Engineering - West Negros University MBA in Construction (Units only) - Manchester Business School Worldwide

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Licensed Civil Engineer at the age of 20

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Public Works Authority (Qatar), Roads & Transport Authority (UAE), Qatar Foundation (Qatar), Qatar Real Estate Investment Co., ALDAR Properties (UAE)

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