If there would be only one clause in the contract, this would be THE ONE.

It used to be Sub-Clause 17.6 of FIDIC 1999 Rainbow suite. In view of its importance, FIDIC has decided to shift it earlier in the document in the 2017 versions.

This Sub-Clause provides protection against special/indirect & consequential damages and also introduces the principle of an aggregate limit of Contractor’s liability.

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