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Construction handbook - CPN 6/2019

Published: 31 Oct 2019

This construction policy note (CPN) draws attention to the publication of chapter 1 of the Construction Handbook, which provides an overview of the client’s role during the construction phase.

Published:
31 Oct 2019
Construction handbook - CPN 6/2019

Purpose

This construction policy note (CPN) draws attention to the publication of chapter 1 of the Construction Handbook, which provides an overview of the client’s role during the construction phase.

Key message

The construction handbook will be available on the Scottish Procurement Construction Procurement Policy web pages.

Target audience

This note is intended for all those contracting authority staff involved in the planning and delivery of public works projects. It is applicable guidance under the Scottish Public Finance Manual.

Outline of guidance

Our guidance consists of three handbooks. Handbook 1: Project Initiation and Business Cases was published in May 2019 while Handbook 2: Construction Procurement was published in December last year. Handbook 3 provides guidance on the construction phase and chapter 1 provides an overview of this phase of a built asset project. Further chapters will be published in due course.

Dissemination

Please bring this construction policy note to the attention of all those staff involved in the procurement or delivery of construction activities.

Contact

Construction Procurement Policy Unit
Scottish Government
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

Phone: 0131 244 8492
Email: constructionpolicy@gov.scot