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Private Sector Contract (PSC) for Building and Engineering Works designed by the Employer

A new form of contract is now available for use by Ireland’s construction industry under the title Private Sector Contract (PSC) : Conditions of Contract for Building and Engineering Works Designed by the Employer; it was jointly launched and published on 15 September 2020 by its three sponsoring organisations, the Construction Industry Federation (CIF), Engineers Ireland and the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). This new form of contract is intended to be suitable for all medium to large-scale building or civil engineering works here in Ireland, where the design of the project is to be provided by the Employer.

The documents, which can be downloaded free of charge on this site, comprise the following:

  • Conditions
  • Agreement
  • Schedule

The new form of contract is going to be managed, on behalf of the Sponsoring Bodies, by a Standing Committee comprised of the following persons:

  • John Curtin
  • Ciaran Fahy (Chair)
  • Conor Hogan
  • Anthony Hussey
  • Tony McCauley
  • Gerard Monaghan
  • Paul Sheridan

The Standing Committee Mandate is also available on this site.


 Documents available to download:

Download the PSC Agreement

Download the PSC Conditions

Download the PSC Schedule 

Download the Standing Committee Mandate 


Watch the Webinar Launch of the Private Sector Contract