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30th and 32nd NATIONAL ARBITRATION COMMITTE MEETING HELD ON 6th JAN,2015

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Posted on 9th January, 2015

CDB SECRETARIAT HAD FACILITATED THE FOLLOWING ARBITRATION  ON 6TH JANUARY 2015.

1. 2nd sitting for 30thNAC meeting  between M/s Bhutan Construction  vs CNR, RUB for imposing the LD without considering the hindrances. The arbitral award was also made on same day.

 2. 32nd  NAC meeting;

i) M/s Pelden Consrtuction Pvt. Ltd.  vs  Dzongkhag Administration, S/Jongkhar :

The NAC  arbitrated contractual dispute on the cost escalation claims. On the 1st sitting, the NAC committee advice to seek clarification from the parties on existence of the Executive Order. Based on their responses, the arbitral award to be awarded on 2nd sitting.

ii) M/s K.D Builders vs  DoR, Tingtibi :

The NAC  arbitrated contractual dispute on the "Special Condition Clause" . As per the standard bidding document under section VI clause No. GCC 60.A. entitled to "Very Special Condition of the Contract.......if the contractor fulfils all its obligations (quality and time)under the contract and completes all of the works under the contract before the deadline for completion as per the requirements of the contract, the Employer shall award another contract of similar length at the same rate as a continuation of this contract package"

The contractor claims  the work is not awarded after fulfilling the above clause. Based on the 1st sitting discussion, the NAC committee has asked for the clarification and evidence documents.