CIDB is mandated to develop Standard Forms of Construction Agreements and Contracts.
There are several standard forms of contract used across the world. The most commonly used in Mauritius are the FIDIC conditions of contract, the JCT, the East African model, the World Bank Standards Conditions of Contract among others.
CIDB has developed a Conditions of Contract for Minor Works to provide an additional choice among the different forms of contract available for Minor Works.
This Conditions of Contract is different from common Conditions of Contract in the sense that it is more user-friendly, avoiding the use of complex terms and legal jargons.
This Conditions of Contract was drafted by a Committee comprising the different professional bodies of the construction industry and contractors was set up to develop a Conditions of Contract for Housing and Minor Works.
The Committee was chaired by Mr K. Dabeesingh. The other Members of the Committee were:
§ Mr G. Kim Currun – Representative of the Institution of Engineers Mauritius
§ Mr H. Loo Chin Moy – Representative of the Mauritius Association of Architects
§ Mr V. Pratap – Representative of the Mauritius Association of Quantity Surveyors
§ Mr P. Oozageer – Representative of the Building and Civil Engineering Contractors Association
§ Mr T. Bhunjun – Officer-in-Charge of Construction Industry Development Board
CIDB intends to develop a whole suite of Standards Forms of Contract for the construction sector.