Construction Law/1999 FIDIC Red Book
1999 FIDIC Red Book
According to the SCL 13.1(e), any additional work instructed by the engineer shall be necessary for the Permanent Works.
If the instructed additional work is not necessary for the Permanent Works, then whether the contractor can object to execute or alternatively request for the different rates from the current BOQ.
For example, initial scope of work is only construct a building and then the engineer instructed do the swimming pool as a variation.
Could give your comment in line with SCL 13.1(e) .
Here question arises as who will decide the additional work is necessary or not? Obviously it is the engineer only as per clause 13.1(fidic 1987).Regarding your swimming pool example,if it to be used by building occupants then in that it is not additional work the way you are considering it.IF ,HOWEVER ,you have a disagreement with THE ENGINEER'S opinion then you have to proceed as per clause 20 or cl 67 DEPENDING ON fidic edition