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FIDIC 1999 Red Book

(a) What is mean by the text under SCL 13.1(a) within parenthesis "however, such changes do not necessarily constitute a Variation"

(b) According to the SCL 18.2, 18.3 & 18.4; CAR Insurance, Third Party Insurance & Workmen Compensation, what policy is covered injury to Employer's Personnel.



Hello Sudantha,

Thank you for your new queries.

(a) it simply means that increase or decrease of quantities following re-measurement of executed Works do not necessarily constitute a Variation, but a simple change of such quantities that were originally estimated in the design.

(b) 18.3 [Insurance against Injury to Persons and Damage to Property].

Trust that answer your queries.

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