The Joint Building Contracts Committee® NPC (JBCC®) was registered in 1997 as a Non Profit Company. The Committee is representative of building owners and developers, professional consultants and general and specialist contractors who contribute their knowledge and experiences to the compilation of the JBCC documents that:

  • portray the consensus view of the constituent members;
  • are published in the interests of standardisation and good practice
  • with an equitable distribution of contractual risk
  • for use throughout Africa – and elsewhere!

All JBCC® documents have been approved by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and for use by national, provincial and local authorities in South Africa.

Periodic revisions to the JBCC® contract documentation suite ensure that documentation remains current.

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Latest News

The JBCC® Principal Building Agreement Edition 6.2 May 2018, Nominated/Selected Subcontract Agreement Edition 6.2 May 2018 and The Minor Works Agreement Edition 5.2 May 2018 and their respective Contract Data are now available from JBCC® Vendors for purchase in hard copy format, or in electronic format by following the e-JBCC link.

The 2014 edition of JBCC agreements HAVE BEEN WITHDRAWN and are no longer for sale – but the ‘2014 forms’ will continue to be available to current users under ‘free form printing’.

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