chapter  2
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Contractual arrangements and documentation

Having considered the methods which a client may use to select his contractor, i.e. by competition or negotiation, there remains the decision as to which form of tendering is to be used, which contract to use as a basis for the 'building agreement' and what system of contract administration is best suited to the particular set of circumstances surrounding the project. The options open to the client which are discussed in detail below include the most common alternatives available.