CENTRAL GIPPSLAND REGION WATER CORPORATION
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MINOR WORKS CONTRACT (SUPERINTENDENT ADMINISTERED) (AMENDED FROM AS 4905-2002)
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FORMAL INSTRUMENT OF AGREEMENT 1
Table of Contents 1
1 DEFINITIONS 2
2 CONTRACT SUM 3
3 PERFORMANCE OF THE WORKS 3
4 CONTRACT 3
5 CONTRACTOR’S ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 3
6 PRINCIPAL SUPPLIED DOCUMENTS 4
7 DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION 4
8 ENTIRE AGREEMENT 4
9 COSTS 4
10 AMENDMENT 5
11 UNENFORCEABLE PROVISIONS 5
12 PARTIES TO GIVE EFFECT TO CONTRACT 5
13 FURTHER ASSURANCES 5
14 COUNTERPARTS 5
15 INDEMNITIES AND WARRANTIES 5
16 WAIVER OF CONDITIONS 5
17 SURVIVING OBLIGATAIONS 5
18 CONTRA PROFERENTEM 6
19 EXECUTION OF CONTRACT 6
APPENDIX A AS 4905-2002 Minor works contract conditions (Superintendent administered) 8
APPENDIX B SPECIFICATIONS 9
APPENDIX C CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM 10
APPENDIX D DRAWINGS 00
XXXXXXXX X TRADE BREAKDOWN SCHEDULE 12
SCHEDULE ANNEXURE TO THE AUSTRALIAN STANDARD GENERAL CONDITIONS
OF CONTRACT 13
THIS AGREEMENT is made on 20
CENTRAL GIPPSLAND REGION WATER CORPORATION trading as GIPPSLAND WATER
ABN 75 830 750 413
of 00 Xxxxxxxxx Xxxx, Xxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxx 0000 (“Principal”)
## [INSERT CONTRACTOR]
ACN ##[INSERT ACN]
of ## [INSERT CONTRACTOR’S ADDRESS]
A. The Principal requires the performance and completion of the WUC.
B. The Contractor has represented to the Principal that it has the expertise and resources to perform and complete the WUC in accordance with the Contract.
C. In reliance on the Contractor’s representations, the Principal engages the Contractor to perform and complete the WUC, and the Contractor agrees to perform and complete the WUC in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Contract.
THE PARTIES AGREE THAT:
In the Contract:
1.1 “Appendix” means an appendix to the Contract;
1.2 “Drawings” means the drawings, plans and any other documents listed in Appendix D;
1.3 “Construction Program” means the construction program attached to Appendix C as replaced or updated in accordance with clause 32 of the General Conditions of Contract;
1.4 “Contract” means the contract between the Principal and the Contractor contained in those documents and their attachments described in clause 4 of this Formal Instrument of Agreement;
1.5 “General Conditions of Contract” means the Australian Standard AS 4905-2002 Minor works contract conditions (Superintendent administered) as amended attached to Appendix A;
1.6 “Specifications” means the Specifications listed in Appendix B;
1.7 “Trade Breakdown Schedule” means the Trade Breakdown Schedule attached to
Appendix E; and
1.8 all terms which are defined in the General Conditions of Contract and which are referred to in this Formal Instrument of Agreement have the same meaning as given to them in the General Conditions of Contract and all terms which are defined in this Formal Instrument of Agreement and which are referred to in the General Conditions of Contract have the same meaning as given to them in this Formal Instrument of Agreement.
Headings are for reference only and do not form part of this Formal Instrument of Agreement.
The contract sum is a lump sum $###[INSERT] (inclusive of GST) as adjusted in accordance with the Contract.
The contract sum includes all provisional sums and prime cost items.
In consideration of the Contractor performing and completing the Works by the date for practical completion, the Principal shall pay the Contractor the contract sum at the times and in accordance with the Contract.
The following documents only and their attachments, if any, together constitute the
Contract between the Principal and the Contractor:
4.1 the Formal Instrument of Agreement;
4.2 the General Conditions of Contract;
4.3 the Drawings;
4.4 the Specifications;
4.5 the Construction Program; and
4.6 the Trade Breakdown Schedule.
Documents, Specifications and Drawings that are listed but not attached to the
Appendices are incorporated into the Contract by reference.
The Contractor acknowledges that:
(a) it has examined the Drawings and the Specifications and the site and its surroundings to the extent necessary to perform the Works under the Contract;
(b) it has examined all the information relevant to the risks, contingencies and other circumstances affecting the Works;
(c) it is satisfied as to the correctness and sufficiency of its tender and that the contract sum accounts for and includes an allowance for the cost of complying with the Drawings and the Specifications and all the matters and things necessary for the due and proper execution and completion of the Works and the performance of the Contractor’s obligations under the Contract in accordance with the requirements of the Contract;
(d) the Contractor acknowledges that the Principal has entered into the Contract in reliance upon the Contractor’s representation that it possesses the particular skill, expertise, experience and ability necessary and is able in all respects to perform the Works and all of its obligations under the Contract; and
(e) the Contractor acknowledges that the Principal makes no warranties or representations that the information it provides to the Contractor in connection with the Contract is adequate or free of inaccuracies. The Contractor acknowledges that it must satisfy itself as to the adequacy of any such information and advises the Principal of any inadequacy or inaccuracy it discovers.
The Principal shall provide to the Contractor copies of the Drawings and the Specifications. They shall remain the Principal’s property and shall be returned by the Contractor to the Principal on written demand and not be used or copied or reproduced by the Contractor for any purpose other than with respect to the WUC.
The Contractor acknowledges and agrees that it has not relied on any information provided by or on behalf of the Principal which does not form part of the Contract and that it has used and relied on its own endeavours, efforts and investigations to verify the accuracy and sufficiency of that information.
The Contractor warrants that it is entering into the Contract:
(a) solely on the basis of its own investigations and determinations as to the obligations, liability and risk assumed or to be assumed by the Contractor in entering into the Contract; and
(b) without relying on any representation by the Principal or any other person purporting to represent the Principal.
The Contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and sets out a full statement of the contractual rights and liabilities of the Principal and the Contractor in relation to the Works and no negotiations between them nor any document agreed or signed by them prior to the date of the Contract in relation to the Works is of any contractual effect.
Each party shall bear their own legal and other costs, charges and expenses of and incidental to the preparation, review and execution of the Contract.
The Contract may only be amended or varied if such amendment or variation is in writing and signed by the parties.
In the event that any of the provisions (or part thereof) of the Contract should be invalid, illegal, unenforceable or void in any respect, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions (or part thereof) of the Contract shall not be affected or impaired in any way.
Each party agrees that they shall do everything reasonably necessary to give effect to the
Each party shall exercise all such powers as are available to it, do all such acts, matters and things and sign, execute and deliver all such documents and instruments as may be necessary or reasonably required to give full force and effect to the provisions of the Contract.
The Contract may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which when so executed shall be deemed to be an original and such counterparts together shall constitute one and the same instrument.
Each indemnity and warranty given under the Contract is a continuing obligation separate and independent from other obligations under the Contract and notwithstanding anything else in the Contract is enforceable and survives completion of the Works or the termination, or expiry of the Contract.
Except as provided at law or in equity or elsewhere in the Contract, none of the terms of the Contract shall be varied, waived, discharged or released, except with the prior consent in writing of the Principal in each instance.
All obligations of the Contractor, all warranties and representations contained in the Contract and all rights of the Principal arising out of in any way in connection with the Contract which are capable of surviving the termination or expiration of the Contract shall survive the termination or expiration of the Contract.
This Contract is not to be interpreted or construed against the interests of a party merely because that party proposed or drafted this Contract or proposed or drafted a clause in this Contract.
The Principal shall following acceptance of the Contractor’s tender send the Contract to the Contractor for execution. Within 7 days after receiving the Contract, the Contractor shall execute all copies of the Contract received and return the executed copies of the Contract to the Principal. Within 7days after receiving them, the Principal shall execute the copies of the Contract and send one executed copy to the Contractor.
EXECUTED as an agreement.
Signed by ##[Insert] a duly authorised officer for and on behalf of CENTRAL GIPPSLAND REGION WATER
CORPORATION in the presence of:
Name of Witness (print)
EXECUTED by ##[INSERT CONTRACTOR]
(ACN ##[INSERT ACN]) by its authorised officers in accordance with section 127(1) of the Corporations Xxx 0000 (Cth):
Signature of Director
Signature of Director / Secretary (delete as applicable)
Name of Director
Name of Director / Secretary
(Please print) (delete as applicable)
AS 4905-2002 Minor works contract conditions (Superintendent administered)
TRADE BREAKDOWN SCHEDULE
ANNEXURE TO THE AUSTRALIAN STANDARD GENERAL CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT
The attached comparison between Australian Standard AS 4905-2002 Minor works contract conditions (Superintendent administered) and the amended AS 4905-2002 Minor works contract conditions (Superintendent administered) does not form part of the Contract, but is provided for the information of the parties only to highlight the clauses which have been deleted, amended or differ from the Australian Standard AS 4905-2002 Minor works contract conditions (Superintendent administered).