For the important role of the Governmental Contracts Instructions, issued by
the Ministry of Planning and Developing Cooperation, in regulating the works of
the Iraqi Construction Sector, rights, duties, and delegations of Governmental
Clients, Contractors, Consultants, and Importers. This analytical criticizing study
has been carried out, covering the rules of Governmental Contract Instructions
no.1 for 2008. The study aims at focusing on amendments need to be issued,
seeking for meeting some general concepts of the Iraqi Construction Sector
concerning contracts natures, award, credits, and ban. In addition, it seeks for
meeting justice criteria in disputes settlement, bonds, liquidated damages,
overheads, breach. and payment terms. It also seeks for being consistent with
other rules concerning, tenders opening and evaluation, time extension, and
variations. In addition, it seeks for better organizing concerning titles, inception
rules, bidding procedures, announcement, and invitations. It is recommended that
the Ministry of Planning and Development Cooperation may take these
amendments into consideration.