Contractor refuses to accept the works?

Our company has completed a construction project in Doha. As we are new in the construction fi eld and due to the inexperience of the employees, there were some defects in the work. After total completion of the project, the contractor is refusing to accept the work done pointing out the defects in it. In what circumstances under the Qatar law can an employer or contractor refuse to accept the works? 

1 Answer

According to Article 694 of Civil law, an employer may refuse to take delivery if the defects in the works or breach of the mutually agreed conditions exceed such an extent that they would not serve the intended purpose. If the defect or violation has not rendered the work unfit for its intended purpose, the employer shall only be empowered to reduce the consideration in proportion to the significance of the defect or breach, or where a remedy is available at reasonable cost, he may require the contractor to remedy such defect or breach within such reasonable time as determined by the employer. by gulf times.