Construction Law/Item of Work

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Question
what has priority in between,
1- Item Code, or
2-Name of Work?
as such in our BOQ a item has different Item Code then its nomenclature?
what we should follow item code or nomenclature?

Answer
Hi Farrukh
The BOQ is set by the rules of the Standard Method of Measurement(SMM)adopted by the particular type of work being undertaken.
The Item Description - your Name of Work - is derived from the SMM and supplemented by the "Item Coverage" which describes what has to be included in the price.
The Item Code is a simple way of tracking the BOQ item - it could be just a page number and line letter.
In more complex systems the code could be the Work Breakdown System (WBS) which enables the accounts system to track costs and progress of the work item.
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Mike Testro

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Anything related to extensions of time and delay analysis.

Experience

45 years in the Construction Industry 15 Years as a consultant delay analyst - I now hold myself to be expert in this field.

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Society of Construction Law Adjudication Society ex Planning Engineers Organisation

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6 articles on the relevance of the India Contract Act 1872 and its relevance to modern construction in India. Waiting Publication

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Associate Member of the Institue of Building

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Currently employed in India by Punj Lloyd as expert delay analyst. Engaged in ongoing arbitrations and EoT claims. Prior an Indepenent consultant in delay analysis.

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