Launch of the Consultation on Amendments to the Scheme for Construction Contracts

You may wish to be aware of the launch of the consultation concerning amendments to the Scheme for Construction Contracts (England and Wales) Regulations 1998. The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on the consequential amendments necessary to the Scheme following the changes introduced at Part 8 of the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 to amend Part 2 of the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.

An electronic version of the consultation paper can be accessed via the following weblink:
http://www.bis.gov.uk/Policies/business-sectors/construction/constructio...

Hardcopies of the consultation document will be made available from 2:00pm on Thursday 25 March 2010, these can be ordered through the BIS Publications orderline quoting URN 10/826:
Tel. 0845-015 0010
Fax. 0845-015 0020
Minicom 0845-015 0030

The deadline for responses to this consultation is Friday 18 June 2010.

Item date: 
25 March, 2010