For the appointment of a consultant to undertake any type of services in the built and natural environments except where the client appointing the consultant intends to employ a contractor to construct or install permanent works designed by the consultant as part of the services.
First published in May 2009. Amended in June 2009. Revised October 2011 - incorporating the amendments made to the Housing grants, construction and regeneration act 1996 as stated in the Local democracy, economic development and construction act 2009.
The Association of Consulting Engineers formed approximately 80 years ago and is now known as the Association for Consultancy and Engineering. They produce the ACE Agreements and guidance material for the engineering industry.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
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