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					GULF CO-OPERATION COUNCIL MEMBER STATE
    MINISTRY OF ELECTRICITY & WATER

       TENDER NO.   …………………………


             TENDER NAME
           ……………………………………………
           ……………………………………………
           ……………………………………………




                SECTION I
      SPECIAL CONDITIONS TO TENDER




              Volume 1-10
                                      SECTION I

                        SPECIAL CONDITIONS TO TENDER (SCT)

                                  TABLE OF CONTENTS


Article      Description                                                Page

1.1          Object of Tender                                           I -3

1.2          Participation in the Tender                                I-3

1.3          Tender Documents                                           I-3

1.4          Addenda                                                    I-3

1.5          Preliminary Meeting                                        I-4

1.6          Completion of Offers                                       I-4

1.7          Offers Submittal                                           I-4

1.8          Offer Currency                                             I-4

1.9          Validity of Offers                                         I-4

1.10         Tender Surety                                              I-5

1.11         Import and Customs Laws & Regulations                      I-5

1.12         Addition or Deduction                                      I-5

1.13         Alternative Offers                                         I-5

1.14         Text of Offer Form                                         I-6

1.15         Form of Offer Bond
             (Preliminary Deposit)                                      I-9




Tender No.                             I -2                  Contractor’s Initial & Stamp
                                                SECTION I

                              SPECIAL CONDITIONS TO TENDER (SCT)


1.1          OBJECT OF TENDER
             The Ministry of electricity and Water, Gulf Co-operation Council Member is desirous to have,
             subject to the provisions, stipulations, terms and conditions laid down in the Tender
             Documents, offers for the design, manufacture, shop testing, delivery, transport, storing at
             site, erection, completion, site testing, commissioning, trial operation, performance testing
             and maintaining of the plants, equipment, materials and works mentioned or specified or
             referred to in the Technical specifications and documents of : Tender No. . . . . . . . . . .

                                         (Tender’s Name)
                                     ……………………………………….
                                     ……………………………………….

1.2          PARTICIPATION IN THE TENDER
             Only the qualified Tenderers accepted by the Tenders Authority as announced in the official
             Gazette “AL KUWAIT AL YOUM”, are allowed to participate in this Tender; the tender
             documents have to be purchased from the Central Tenders Committee.

1.3          TENDER DOCUMENTS
             Tender Documents are private property and should neither be leased, sublet nor sold to
             others.

             Tender Documents comprise of :
               -   Announcement of Tender in the Official Gazette
               -   Special Conditions to Tender                   (Section I)
               -   General Conditions to Tender                   (Section II)
               -   General Conditions to Contract                 (Section III)
               -   Special Conditions & Requirements              (Section IV)
               -   Technical Specifications                       (Section V)
               -   Schedules and Technical Data Sheets            (Section VI
               -   Price Schedules                                (Section VII)
               -   Tender Drawings                                (Section VIII)
               -   Addenda to Tender Documents as may be issued prior to closing date.

1.4          ADDENDA
             Addenda to Tender Documents may be issued prior to the closing date of offers receipt for
             clarification or modification of specifications or contract terms. Prospective Tenders must
             take requests to the Ministry of Electricity and Water through the Tenders Authority for
             interpretations of ambiguity. Addenda shall be distributed to all Tenders upon issuance and
             shall become an integral part of the Tender Documents.



Tender No.                                         I -3                            Contractor’s Initial & Stamp
1.5          PRELIMINARY MEETING
             Prospective Pre-qualified Tenderers who originally purchased Tender Documents are eligible
             to attend preliminary meeting as mentioned in the tender announcement for the purpose of
             clarifying nature of the Tender’s works and to stand on the participating Tenderers inquiries.
             Addenda to the Tender Documents may be issued as a result.

             The Tenderer shall be obliged to Adhere to the minutes of the meeting or the addendum, if
             any, whether he attended the preliminary meeting or not.

1.6          COMPLETION OF OFFERS
             Tenderer’s attention is specifically drawn to the fact that they must fill all tender documents
             with requested information completely on two originals purchased from Tenders Authority by
             the Tenderer. Failure to complete in full any Tender Documents such as bills of quantities,
             technical data sheets and schedules, spare parts or any other schedules will render offers to
             be disqualified.

1.7          OFFERS SUBMITTAL
             Offers shall be submitted in official red wax sealed envelopes. It shall carry no indication
             whatsoever name or mark of Tenderers and addressed as follows:

             TENDERS AUTHORITY
             GOVERNMENT OF GCC MEMBER STATE

             OFFER FOR :

                                (TENDERS NAME)
                             ……………………………..…………….
                             ……………………………………………


                                    TENDER NO. …………………………..


1.8                OFFER CURRENCY
                   Offers should be submitted in official GCC Member Local Currency. Offers submitted
                   in any other currency will be rejected as long as it is not clearly otherwise specified in
                   the Tender documents.

1.9                VALIDITY OF OFFERS
                   Offers should remain valid and irrevocable for a period of not less than 90 (Ninety)
                   days from the date of opening the Tender envelopes. Deposited offers shall not be
                   withdrawn.




Tender No.                                          I -4                             Contractor’s Initial & Stamp
1.10         TENDER SURETY
             Tender Surety (Offer Bond) of (specified percentage of GCC member) of the total
             Tender Price in the form of bank guarantee or authenticated check from an approved
             Bank in the locality of GCC member to the order of the Tenders Authority, shall be
             enclosed with the Offer. This surety (Bond) shall remain valid for the duration of the
             offer. The Tender surety shall be submitted in Arabic language form.

1.11         IMPORT AND CUSTOMS LAWS & REGULATIONS
             Each Tenderer should, in addition to adherence with the prevailing local laws
             stipulated in the Tender Documents, declare that he is well informed about the
             application of Import and Customs laws & regulations in country of GCC member to
             any product or any part thereof imported and shipped to that country.

1.12         ADDITION OR DEDUCTION
             Should the Tenderer decide to modify his prices by deducting or adding in the total
             price or in any item of his offer, he should confirm such deduction or addition both in
             total price list and form of the offer.

             Any deduction or addition submitted in a separate letter or in any of the tender
             documents other than the price list and offer form will not be considered.

1.13         ALTERNATIVE OFFERS
             The offer shall be submitted in strict compliance with tender documents.

             No alternate offer for the original one shall be accepted.




Tender No.                                    I -5                           Contractor’s Initial & Stamp
1.14         TEXT OF OFFER FORM

             TO: H. E. THE MINISTER OF ELECTRICITY & WATER
             GOVERNMENT OF GULF CO-OPERATION COUNCIL MEMBER

             SUBJECT: TENDER NO. ……………………………

             (TENDER NAME)
             ……………………………………………….
             ………………………………………………..



             Your Excellency,
             Having and examined carefully and thoroughly the Condition of Contract, Technical
             Specifications, Bills of Quantities, Time Schedule, Drawings and all other Tender
             Documents for the realization of the above named work as we became in a full
             position about the required works and all the necessary procedures getting complete
             information relative to and are useful for the tender subject, that is from our point of
             view, and also having visited and examined the site of the proposed work, or having
             caused it to be visited on our behalf by a competent and reliable person, and having
             acquired fully all the requisite information related thereto as affecting this Tender.

             Based on the above, we the undersigned of the original are prepared to fully
             undertake to execute all the works under this Tender covering which including without
             limitation the following; design, manufacture, construct, erect, test, supply, deliver,
             ship, insure, carryout customs clearance, transport packing and storage at site all
             materials, equipment, plants and all works which appear in detail under the
             Specification. We shall also prepare the site, check, completely construct and erect,
             test at site, commission, trial operation, initial operation, put into continuous operation
             the said equipment and plants in a perfect form and hand over in perfect operating
             conditions and perform all the works required by the Tender Documents consisting of :
             The General and Special Conditions, Technical Specifications, Technical Data Sheets,
             Bills of Quantities, Tender Drawings, and Addenda, for the following total price :




Tender No.                                     I -6                             Contractor’s Initial & Stamp
             GCC member local currency (In figures) ..............................................................
             GCC member local currency (In words) ...............................................................
             .........................................................................................................
             of which the portions of :


             a)        Imported Cost including shipping & Insurance                     .........................


             b)        Cost of erection, Civil Works and Local Expenses .......................


             We also hereby confirm that the itemized breakdown of the above Total Price is given
             in detail in Section 7 Bills of Quantities which has been completely filled in. Moreover,
             we guarantee, in the event you approve this offer and upon your request to abide by
             the Contract for the construction, execution, completion and maintenance of the
             aforesaid works under the conditions of the attached Contract Deed, which may be
             changed or modified by additions in the manner desired upon your request in order to
             provide the necessary adjustments for this Tender.


             We further guarantee to supply, deliver, install, test, commission and perform
             successfully the Reliability Tests and make ready for Taking Over and/or Substantial
             Completion for the whole aforesaid works in the contract documents within the
             following periods of time :

             -     Common Services required                           for      commissioning
                   …………………………….. months

             -     Distillation                                                               Unit
                   …………………………….. months

             -     All         other                                                       Works
                   …………………………….. months


             Moreover, we guarantee to supply the Contractual and Recommended Spare Parts
             listed in the contract and/or provided during the contract according to the prices and
             terms stipulated in the contract documents.




Tender No.                                             I -7                                         Contractor’s Initial & Stamp
             The above periods are to be considered as from the date of signing of the Contract
             and are in accordance with the requirements of section 4 of Special Conditions &
             Requirements. According to the Conditions of Tender we enclose the Offer Bond in
             amount of GCC member local currency .......................................

             GCC member local currency ..............................................................................
             ................................................................................................only)

                                                                                          Very truly yours

             Signature                             : .............................................................................
             Name                                  :..............................................................................
             Title/Position                        :..............................................................................
             Power of Attorney,
             Reference & date                      :..............................................................................
             Tender’s name                         :..............................................................................
             Tender’s Address                      :..............................................................................
                                                   ...............................................................................
             Nationality                           :..............................................................................
             Partner/Agent:
             Name                                  :..............................................................................
             Address                               :..............................................................................
                                                   ................................................................................
             Signature                             :...............................................................................
             Name                                  :...............................................................................
             Title/Position                        :...............................................................................
             Date                                  :...............................................................................




Tender No.                                                     I -8                                               Contractor’s Initial & Stamp
1.15         FORM OF OFFER BOND (Preliminary Deposit)


             The Chairman

             Tenders Authority of GCC member state.



             Sir,

             We are pleased to inform you that we guarantee :
                    M/s. ...................................................
                        for the amount of ..........................
                        (Local currency ..................................
                        ...........................................................)
                        in order to allow them to submit an offer for :

                        (Tender Name)
                        ………………………………………
                        ………………………………………..


                        Tender No. ……………………………..

             This guarantee shall remain valid for a period of ninety (90) days after the date
             specified for opening of Tender envelopes.

             We confirm our full and prompt preparedness to pay immediately upon your request,
             an amount of ………………….……………………………………………...... (local
             currency ...........................................................................................................) during
             the validity of this guarantee, in spite of any objection or rejection raised by the other
             party mentioned above.

             With best regards,

                                                  Bank :




Tender No.                                                    I -9                                       Contractor’s Initial & Stamp