Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


Uncustomary Expiration of Public Works Contracts in Jordan and Egypt: A Comparative Study

Author(s): Faisal Abdelhafez Alshawabkeh, Zeyad Mohammad Jaffal

The public works contract expires in different ways; for instance, it may expire normally through temporary delivery of works or final delivery of works that is outside the sphere of this study. This study addresses the importance of unusual expiry of public works contracts by targeting the essence of the legal system that administers the expiry of this type of administrative contract. This topic has been discussed in three themes. Firstly, the nature of the public works contract is stated to determine its concept and forms. Secondly, the expiry of the public works contract has been stated by agreement of the two parties or by the force of law in conjunction with a study of revoking the contract by agreement and revoking the contract by the force of law. Thirdly, the judicial and administrative expiry of the public works contract has been addressed by determining judicial revocation and administrative revocation. The study is significant for the law professionals and personals as well as for the law students. The study also provides valuable insights for the public and private entities, those who are involved in administering the collaborative activities and ventures.

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