Recall of JBCC 2013 Edition Agreements

Monday, 17th February, 2014

To: Constituents and Vendors of JBCC publications

Notice: Recall of JBCC 2013 Edition greements

As a result of certain editorial errors brought to our attention the JBCC ExecutiveCommittee has decided to withdraw the September 2013 Edition 6.0 of the JBCC Principal BuildingAgreement and the Nominated Subcontract Agreement as well as Edition 5.0 of the Minor WorksAgreement and the corresponding three ‘contract data’ documents

Vendors are herewith requested to contact purchasers of these documents (where possible) and request that such documens be returned to the selling vendor - and keep a record thereof.Vendors are requested to pack returned documents and any stock of the 2013 edition in their possession ready forcollection by JBCC’s regular courier service, DHL, during the 1st week of March 2014

As soon as the the March 2014 Edition 6.1 of the JBCC Principal Building Agreementand the Nominated Subcontract Agreement as well as Edition 5.1 of the Minor Works Agreement and thecorresponding three ‘contract data’ documents are received from the printers, the new documents will becouriered to each vendor to replace the number of documents returned. No money will be involved in thistransaction to keep VAT reconciliations unchanged

In the interim 2007 JBCC publications remain valid

Further information …

Good progress has been made to create a public sector version ‘contract data’ toreplace the PBA edition 4.1 and MWA edition 3.1 currently in use for public sector projects – this document shouldbe available by mid 2014

Also, the handbook “The Building Contract – a commentary on JBCC Agreements” byEyvind Finsen, fully revised by Stan Segal, should be available by mid 2014 from Juta’s

New architectural graduates writing the Professional Practice Exam at the end ofMarch 2014 will be supplied with an Email .pdf copy of appropriate study material by SACAP at the end ofFebruary 2014

JBCC presented seminars will take place as advertised – this may be of particularinterest to delegates falling under the SACPCMP / ACPM umbrella who will have to accumulate ContinuingProfessional Development credits in future - as already applicable to the architects, engineers and quantity surveyors

The JBCC apologises for any inconvenience caused