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Press Release 1: SBCC Homeowner Contracts 2013
The revised Homeowner Contracts are now available in hard copy.
Homeowner Contract for use in Scotland 2013, SBC 542, ISBN 978-1-909432-00-0, £20 +VAT (£24).
Homeowner Contract with Consultant for use in Scotland 2013, SBC 543, ISBN 978-1-909432-01-7, £20 +VAT (£24).
To purchase a copy please contact one of our selling agents listed in the bar at left of the screen.
Press Release 2: SBCC Contracts and Sustainability
In the recently published JCT Report on the JCT Sustainability: Lifecycle Consultation (http://www.jctltd.co.uk/sustainability.aspx), it was reported that 87% of respondents agreed that JCT contracts can assist in achieving sustainable objectives. SBCC contracts which are based on the JCT contracts also facilitate sustainability. For further information, see link : http://www.jctltd.co.uk/news.aspx?NewsArticleId=36
1) Programme of Contracts and Reviews 2013
For an update on contracts and guidance due in 2013 (new and revised), please click here (PDF, 205kb).
2) Named Specialists Update
Standard Building Contract 2011 for use in Scotland (all versions – Q/Scot, AQ/Scot, XQ/Scot). Please see the link below on optional provisions for the above contract in all its guises.
Named Specialists Update 2011-2012 (PDF, 400kb)
3) Public Sector Supplement - 2011
Following the publication of the JCT Public Sector Supplement last month, SBCC have prepared a supplement which can be used in conjuction with the SBCC contracts. To see, click on the link : Public Sector Supplement 2011
6) History of Scottish Building Contract Committee Limited
The SBCC was established in April 1964 as a result of the decisions of the McEwan Younger Committee which in turn followed the recommendations of the Emmerson report, that closer contacts be established with central bodies in London and that a working party be appointed in Scotland.
More information on the History of the Committee is available from the link below. History of SBCC Limited (contd).
7) Arbitration (
) Act 2010 Scotland
The Arbitration (
For all contracts entered into from 8 June 2010 the new Act applies.
At the moment all Scottish Building Contracts produced by SBCC currently make reference to the Arbitration Code. Obviously the Act will take preference over the Code and SBCC will be issuing an amendment sheet in due course to reflect the introduction of the new Act.
8) Amendments due to the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 - published June 2011
SBCC have producted two amendments to Scottish Building Contracts MW & MWD and SBC & DB. These amendments are downloadable from the links below.
June 2011 amendments SBC and DB
June 2011 amendments MW and MWD
9) Terrorism Cover Update - Issued August 2010
SBCC's Works Insurance provisions have been updated in relation to Terrorism Cover and the Contractor's liability for loss or damage to the Works or Site Materials resulting from terrorism in cases where Insurance Option A applies.
A copy is available to download from the link below.
Terrorism Cover update: Issued August 2010