Last edited 26 Jun 2016

NEC Contract data

NEC was first published in 1993 as the New Engineering Contract. It is a suite of construction contracts intended to promote partnering and collaboration. The third edition, NEC3 was published in 2005.

The contract documents under the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) are:

NEC define the contract data as information that ‘…needs to be completed as part of the necessary contract documents; in the ECC this contains details such as starting date/Completion Date/employer details/defects date and the like. It is in two parts; part one (provided by the employer) and part two (provided by the contractor).’

Part one, data provided by the employer, is completed by the employer and might include data relating to:

Part two, data provided by the contractor, is completed by the contractor and might include data relating to:

It is very important that the contract data is completed carefully as it is this information that structures the way the contract is administered.

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