For the appointment of a consultant by a contractor in circumstances where the contractor is to construct permanent works designed by the consultant. For use in Scotland.
Replaced by ACE Professional Services Agreement 2017 - simplified into one version that is for use by all types of clients including contractors and end users. For use in all UK jurisdictions. First published in November 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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