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The Singapore Public Sector Construction Contract

Commentary on the Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract 7th Edition
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Format : eBook
No of Pages : 808
Country :Singapore
Published Date :2015
Compatible with : Desktop iOS Android

Book Description

This important work is a clause-by-clause commentary on the articles and conditions of 7th edition of the Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract. The commentary itself will serve as an authoritative source material to everyone in the industry who has to use this contract. More importantly it points to how vital issues arising from this standard form has been resolved in practice. This important 750-page book is expected to inform the development of a productivity-centric construction procurement process in the public sector.

Key Features


- Most up to date and complete commentary on the PSSCC with references to relevant case law
- Covers the Articles of Agreement, all the clauses in the Conditions as well as the three Option Modules
- Reviews the development and policy considerations underpinning the key provisions of the standard form
- Includes a review of the growing wealth of case law on the analysis of the provisions
- Discusses issues arise in the context of a dispute landscape and the enactment of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act




"Mr Chow is one of our foremost practitioners in the building and construction industry...[He] writes with a personal knowledge and insight born of his long involvement in all the many facets of our building and construction industry..."
The Honourable Justice Quentin Loh Judge of the Supreme Court of Singapore


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About the Author(s)



Chow Kok Fong is the Founder President of the Society of Project Managers, Past Chairman of the Society of Construction Law and currently Chairman of the Construction Adjudicators Accreditation Committee. He has authored 14 other leading text books including the two volume work Law and Practice of Construction Contracts (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th editions 2012); Security of Payments and Construction Adjudication (1st and 2nd Editions 2013) and Construction Contracts Dictionary (1st and 2nd Editions 2014). He has earlier also published commentaries on two other standard forms of contract - the SIA Standard Form (2013) and the REDAS Design and Build Contract (2014).

On 1 November 2013, he was awarded the quinquennial Singapore Academy of Law Merit Award 2013 for contributions in promoting and advancing the development of Singapore law.