JCT Minor Works 2016: out now!


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The JCT 2016 Edition has launched with the Minor Works family of contracts…

All JCT shop customers will be able to purchase the Minor Works 2016 family of contracts, with next-working day delivery service available for UK customers who order before 2:00pm*.

The 2016 Edition¬†Minor Works Building Contract (MW), Minor Works Building Contract with contractor’s design (MWD) and Minor Works Sub-Contract with sub-contractor’s design (MWSub/D) are also all available through JCT’s On Demand digital service.

What contracts can I buy?

A tracked change version of the Minor Works Sub-Contract with sub-contractor’s design (MWSub/D) is also available through the Docdel service. Visit our store for more information.

What new features are included in MW 2016?

  • We’ve incorporated the provisions of the JCT Public Sector Supplement 2011 that relate to Fair Payment, Transparency & BIM.
  • We’ve made adjustments to reflect the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
  • We’ve made the works and existing structures insurance provisions more flexible.
  • We’ve revised and simplified the Section 4 Payment provisions, including:
    • Establishing (for Fair Payment purposes) Interim Valuation Dates that apply to main contract, sub-contract and sub-subcontract levels
    • Increased flexibility in relation to fluctuations provisions
    • Consolidating¬†the notice requirements of the Housing Grants, Construction & Regeneration Act 1996.