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Procedures and Cost Plans

Updates

February 2017

Revised DTP Practice Note 1 (Revision 2 – February 2017) has been published.  The modifications (highlighted in red text) provide for the inclusion of Reserved Specialists for mechanical and electrical installations on projects over €10m ex VAT in value.

November 2016

A revised and updated DTP Practice Note 1 (Revision 1 – November 2016) has been published. The modifications (highlighted in red text) provide greater flexibility in the implementation of the changes to the Public Works Contract on existing projects.     

November 2016
Some minor amendments have been made to Suitability Assessment Questionnaires and Declarations, to distinguish between QW1 (CF1 version where Reserved Specialists are used and QW1 (CF5 version) which can also be used with CF1 where there are no Reserved Specialists. To view the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire and Declarations scroll down to CONTRACT NOTICES & CONTRACTOR SUITABILITY ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRES.

September 2016
Some further amendments have been made to Suitability Assessment Questionnaires and Declarations, QW1 (both versions) and QW4, to include the requirement for Professional Indemnity Insurance for Main Contractors and Reserved Specialists. To view the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire and Declarations scroll down to CONTRACT NOTICES & CONTRACTOR SUITABILITY ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRES. Note: Further amendments to these documents are anticipated in the near future. Please ensure that you continuously monitor the website for further updates.

August 2016
A new document (DTP Practice Note 1 - August 2016) and revised Suitability Assessment Questionnaire and Declarations have been published. These documents reflect the changes to the Public Works Contracts following The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform published Circular 01/16: 'Construction procurement - revision of arrangements for the procurement of public works projects' To view DTP Practice Note 1 scroll down to DESIGN TEAM PROCEDURES. To view the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire and Declarations scroll down to CONTRACT NOTICES & CONTRACTOR SUITABILITY ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRES.

Note: With regard to Suitability Assessment Questionnaire and Declarations, QW1 (both versions) and QW2 have some text in RED which identifies the changes made to the previous version. QW1 - For use with PWC-CF1 also contains GREEN text which identifies the difference between it and QW1 - For use with PWC-CF5. These documents can be changed to all black text when issuing for tender purposes. QW4 Suitability Assessment Questionnaire Restricted - Reserved Specialists is a new document.


Procedures & Cost Plans

Procedure & Cost Plan documents are organised in the following categories:

1. Design Team Procedures [DTPs]
2. Stage Completion Certificates
3. Contract Notices & Contractor Suitability Assessment Questionnaires
4. DTP Template Documents
5. Cost Limits/Cost Plan Templates
6. Archive Documents

Document Edition and Revision
Document edition numbers and revisions are stated on the cover of each document. To check for previous versions follow the link to the relevant section and scroll down to ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS.


DESIGN TEAM PROCEDURES

STAGE COMPLETION CERTIFICATES

CONTRACT NOTICES & CONTRACTOR SUITABILITY ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRES

Note: A new guidance note on Turnover Thresholds for School Projects has been added and the Template Contract Notices revised and updated. Previous incorrectly labelled links have been amended.

The updates are as a result of the implementation of Circular 7/13 Construction Procurement Reform - Reduction of the Current Level of Construction Performance Bonds for use with the Public Works Contracts and The Transfer of the responsibility of Construction Procurement Reform from the Department of Finance to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

DTP TEMPLATE DOCUMENTS

COST LIMITS / COST PLAN TEMPLATES


 

ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS