Covid-19 and Force Majeure in construction contracts

Where does Covid-19 leave the principal agent and contractor in South Africa’s beleaguered building industry? Schindlers Attorneys explain the JBCC provisions.

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Covid-19 and Force Majeure in Construction Contracts: How the JBCC Protects Both Client and Contractor

This article will discuss force majeure in relation to the relevant clauses of the Joint Building Contracts Committee Principal Building Agreement, 2000 Edition 5.0 (Reprint 1) (“JBCC”) regarding its enforcement and the rights pertaining to the Contractor and Employer respectively, during this Covid-19 outbreak.