NEC3: Term Service Contract (TSC)

NEC3: Term Service Contract (TSC)

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Publication Details

Details: Paperback.

Publication date: 01/04/2013

Publisher: Thomas Telford

ISBN: 9780727758910

Publication Status: Active

Publication Description

The Term Service Contract is an entirely new NEC document and is intended to be used for the appointment of a supplier for a period of time to manage and provide a service.  This document contains the core clauses, the three main option clauses, secondary option clauses and contract data forms.
OGC endorsement of NEC3
OGC advises public sector procurers that the form of contract used has to be selected according to the objectives of the project, aiming to satisfy the Achieving Excellence in Construction (AEC) principles. This edition of the NEC (NEC3) complies fully with the AEC principles. OGC recommends the use of NEC3 by public sector construction procurers on their construction projects



Core clauses

• 1  General
• 2  The Contractor’s main responsibilities
• 3  Time
• 4  Testing and Defects
• 5  Payment
• 6  Compensation events
• 7  Use of equipment, Plant and Materials
• 8  Risks and insurance
• 9  Termination

Main option clauses

• A  Priced contract with Price List
• C  Target contract with Price List
• E  Cost reimbursable contract

Dispute resolution

• Option W1
• Option W2

Secondary option clauses

• X1     Price adjustment for inflation
• X2     Changes in the law
• X3     Multiple currencies
• X4     Parent company guarantee
• X12   Partnering
• X13   Performance bond
• X18   Limitation of liability
• X19   Providing the Service by Task Order
• X20  Key Performance Indicators
• Options Y Compliance with national legislation
• Y(UK)2 The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996
• Y(UK)3 The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999

• Z Additional conditions of subcontract
Note Options X15 to X11, X14 to X17 and Y(UK)1 are not used
Price List
Contract Data

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