The State of Commercial Laws - FIDIC, 1999 versus Section 28 of the Indian Contract Act

Default admin language (currently English) January 9 2014

Adopting an international contract into the Indian context without making necessary adaptations carries with it numerous problems. A perfect case study to establish the same is Clause 20.1 contained in Part 1 of the Conditions of Contract for Design-Build and Turnkey (First Ed., 1999) published by FIDIC which reads as follows:

Procedure for Claims:

If the Contractor considers himself to be entitled to any extension of the Time for Completion and/or any additional payment, under any . . .

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