Architect's Plans Licence

Licence to use Architect's Plans

BS.ARCH.03

This Licence Agreement to use Architect’s Plans is designed for use in relationships between architects and builders where the architect has designed a building and the builder is to build it. The builder is given a specified number of copies of the plans under a licence.

The scope of this licence is limited to the use of the plans for the purposes of constructing the building and subsequently repairing and / or maintaining it. Further use of the plans by the builder must be agreed upon in writing with the architect.

This simple agreement is well suited for small – medium building projects with a limited number of parties. It should be noted that the warranties given by the architect are based upon rights only. No professional or official standards are referred to.

Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused options should be removed from the document.

This Licence to use Architect’s Plans contains the following sections:

1. Definitions and Interpretation
2. Grant of Rights
3. Moral Rights
4. Architect’s Obligations
5. Architect’s Warranties and Indemnity
6. Proceedings
7. Confidentiality
8. Term and Termination
9. Effects of Termination
10. No Waiver
11. Further Assurance
12. Costs
13. Relationship of the Parties
14. Third Party Rights
15. Notices
16. Entire Agreement
17. Counterparts
18. Severance
19. Dispute Resolution
20. Law and Jurisdiction

and the following Schedules:

1. The Building
2. The Plans

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