In this article, BK Entrusty aims aims to provide readers with a better understanding of the terms Fitness for Purpose and Suitability, by answering the following:-
• What is Fit for Purpose?
• What is the difference between Fit for Purpose and Suitability for Purpose?
• Is fit for purpose and/or suitability stated in Malaysian forms of building/construction contract?
• Is Fit for Purpose applicable to contractors who undertake shop or production drawings?
• Is the Contractor responsible to ensure that the nominated sub-contract works are fit for its purpose?
The calculations of head office overheads or “extended home office overheads” have been puzzling many in the construction industry for a number