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This site allows the creation, download and verification of standard building contracts and their related documents.

Which Contract is Appropriate?

To establish which of the current contracts would be most suitable for your purpose, please click here for the statement of appropriate use supplied with each contract.

Homeowner Contracts

To purchase a homeowner contract alone you do not need to take out a full subscription as these contracts are not available for the online completion which the full subscription supports. You can simply register your details for a free subscription and then purchase the contract required. The system will then generate a pdf. The pdf will be located in Your Account (top right of the screen), under 'My Contracts'.

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Education subscriptions allow students and staff, at educational institutions, to view (but not complete) all contracts available online. Education subscriptions are free but must be requested by the University/college, not individual students, and should only be set up where they are for and restricted to staff and students on relevant courses.

Please Contact us to apply for an education subscription.

Insolvency Guide 2010

The Insolvency Guide 2010 is available to download free of charge from the link below.

Insolvency Guide 2010

Adjudication Scheme

Assistance with the resolution of disputes arising from Homeowner Contracts is available through an adjudication scheme, with adjudicators appointed for the purpose. This scheme is run by the RIAS, the SBF and the NSCC. For details of the cost, rules and procedures for adjudication, please contact the members below:

Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland

For more information contact practice@rias.org.uk, or RIAS, 15 Rutland Square, Edinburgh EH1 2BE, Tel 0131 229 7545.

National Specialist Contractors Council Scottish Committee

For more information contact federation.support.services@cableinet.co.uk or NSCC, PO Box 28011, Edinburgh EH16 6WN, Tel 0131 448 0266.

Scottish Building Federation

For more information contact info@scottish-building.co.uk, or SBF, 4 Crichton Close, Holyrood, Edinburgh EH8 8DT, Tel 0131 556 8866.