Private Sector Contract (PSC) for Building and Engineering Works designed by the Employer

Director of Main Contracting, Paul Sheridan, writes about the new Private Sector Contract (PSC) for Building and Engineering Works designed by the Employer.

A new form of contract is now available for use by Ireland’s construction industry under the title Private Sector Contract (PSC): Conditions of Contract for Building and Engineering Works Designed by the Employer; it was jointly launched and published on 15 September 2020 by its three sponsoring organisations, the Construction Industry Federation (CIF), Engineers Ireland and the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). This new form of contract is intended to be suitable for all medium to large-scale building or civil engineering works here in Ireland, where the design of the project is to be provided by the Employer.

The documents, which can be downloaded free of charge on this site, comprise the following:

  • Conditions
  • Agreement
  • Schedule

The new form of contract is going to be managed, on behalf of the Sponsoring Bodies, by a Standing Committee comprised of the following persons:

  • Ciaran Fahy (Chair)
  • John Curtin
  • Conor Hogan
  • Anthony Hussey
  • Tony McCauley
  • Gerard Monaghan
  • Paul Sheridan

The Standing Committee Mandate is also available on this site.

CLICK HERE to visit the download page.


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