These guidance notes explain the provisions of the Professional Services Short Contract package through its three stages, how a Client invites tenders, how a tenderer makes an offer and how a contract is made. Notes are then provided on the clauses, an example of Dispute resolution procedure fixed by law (UK only) and Multi Party Partnering requirements . Worked examples are provided of the contract data forms.
The second part of the book contains flow charts which set out the procedural logic of the 24 clauses that can be presented with benefit by flow charting
The SA National Treasury Standard for Infrastructure Procurement and Delivery Management has, with the exception of the NEC3 Framework Contract (a head contract), endorsed the NEC3 family of contracts for use by organs of state in South Africa to serve their infrastructure needs.
The NEC3 family of contracts support a wide range of procurement strategies which can lead to improved project outcomes and in so doing realise value for money.