A contractor was awarded a tender by a municipality to construct low cost housing. The scope of the project was of such a nature that the contractor had to use additional subcontractors. The contractor concluded the agreement with the municipality and was responsible throughout the project for the obligations contained in the main agreement. To establish the obligations in respect of the plumbing work contractually, the contractor and plumbing subcontractor concluded a further agreement (a subcontract) to regulate their relationship and the rights and obligations regarding the plumbing work… (more)

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