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compiled & presented by Prof. Madya Ar Meor Mohammad Fared

21 May 2013 ARC 4710 Architectural Practice 2nd Semester 2012/ 2013


Project Completion
Certificate of Practical Completion (CPC) issued: Project has been completed End of Interim Certificate Defects Liability Period (DLP) commences End of Contractors insurances coverage Release of of retention sum Building handed over to Client Final measurement & Valuation begins
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Handing Over to Client:As-Built dwgs to be prepared by Consultants and submitted to Client: - basis for Final Measurement - record of what have been built O&M Manual normally compiled by M&E contractor and supervise by M&E Engr. Training for Clients personnel Keys
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Project Completion
Application for Certificate of Fitness for Occupation (CFO): Apply CFO vide Borang E to LA C&S and M&E Engr. to endorse on Borang E Client cannot occupy building without CFO LA will visit site for CFO inspection As-Built Drawings to be submitted to LA
before inspection

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Project Completion
CFO will only be issued by LA when : Building is considered safe for occupation Water and Electricity is available Support Letter from various authorities

Bomba, TNB, Syabas, Telekom, JPS, JKR etc received by LA

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After April 2007 CFO had been replaced with Cert. Of Completion & Compliance (CCC) CFO Issued by Local Authority CCC Issued by PSP

Arch/ Engr/ Bldg Draftsman

Reasons For Change? To remove bureaucracy To expedite the process of occupying new bldgs To give better protection to house buyers
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Certificate of Completion & Compliance

Salient features of CCC:Bldg plans are still required to be submitted by Principal Submitting Person (PSP) to Local Authority (LA) and approved by the LA. The new system is an effort towards self-certification and self-regulation approach in the construction industry CFO will be replaced by CCC PSP will issue CCC vide Form F and Partial CCC vide Form F1 The issuance of CCC is restricted to only tech. issues concerning health, safety and essential services. Other non-tech. issues will be resolved between Developer and LA
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Certificate of Completion & Compliance

CCC to be issued by Principal Submitting Person (PSP) i.e Prof. Arch, Prof. Engr. and Bldg. Draftsman CCC can only be issued by PSP after: All 21 forms G1 to G21 have been endorsed and submitted to LA Clearances from TNB, Water Authority, Sewerage Dept (JPP), Bomba and other authorities CCC to be issued vide Form F in 4 copies (i)to Owner or Developer, (ii)PSPs copy, (iii) Local Authority and (iv) LAM.
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Acts/ Laws that were amended Architects Act 1967 (Act 113) - Architects Rules 1986 Street, Drainage & Building Act 1974 (Act 133) - UBBL 1984 Housing Developers Act 1966 Strata Title Act 1985 Engineers Act and many more.
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ASMFR2010 - Rule 7: Basic Services

Rule 12. Final Completion Phase issuing a Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) for building after being satisfied that the building is fit and safe for occupancy certifying As-Built Drawings and submitting maintenance manuals together with all warranties to the Client Issuing a Certificate of Making Good Defects (CMGD) after being satisfied that all defects to the building have been rectified Preparing Final Accounts for the contract and issuing a Final Certificate of payment to the contractor
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Project Completion
Defects Liability Period (DLP):a period of time where by any defects (bounded by the contract) during this period (as agreed in the contract document) on the building shall be rectified by the contractor at his own cost. Duration of DLP - as per Appendix 1. DLP for Housing projects has been extended to 24 months after April 2007 Clients representative to provide list of defects & Contractor to rectify. Within 14 days of DLP Architect to issue Schedule of Defects to Contractor for rectification works
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Project Completion
Cert. Of Making Good Defects (CMGD):will be issued once all defects have been rectified by the Contractor release of the balance of retention sum.

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Project Completion
Final Certificate (FC)
QS statement of final account for the work which take into account: the variations to the work as ordered from time to time PC sums EOT LAD Etc It will be presented through the Architect to the Client as a statement agreed with the Contractor. The issuance of a Final Certificate assumes that everything is acceptable. Signed copies of the account to be issued to both the Client and Contractor.
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Commencement Date Contract Period

Borang B Site Possession Mtg Performance Bond Contractors All Risk Workmans Compensation

Setting Out

Borang C

Excavation for Foundations Works Completed

Borang D
Site Meeting Valuation

Interim Certificates
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Original Date of Completion

CPC Issued Release of Retention Sum

Defects Liability Period

Contractors Insurances of Works End

Building Handed Over to Client Penultimate Certificate Interim Certificate Ends

Architects Power to Issue A.I. Ends

DLP Commences

End of DLP

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Within 14 Days Arch to Issue Schedule of Defects 16

Original Date of Completion

EOT Issued Contractor Entitles for Loss & Profit Claim

Adjusted Date of Completion

CPC Issued

End of DLP
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Within 14 Days Arch to Issue Schedule of Defects


Original Date of Completion

CNC Issued Liquidated Ascertained & Damages (LAD) Begins

Works Completed

CPC Issued LAD Ends

End of DLP
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Within 14 Days Arch to Issue Schedule of Defects


Rectification Works Completed

Certificate of Making Good Defects (CMGD) Release of Balance of Retention Sum

No Later Than 3 Months After DLP

No Later Than 3 Months After CMGD

No Later Than 3 Months After Receiving All Info From Contractor

Final Certificate

Final Payment
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