Framework Agreement (General Services)


Framework Agreement (General Services)

Basic Info

  • Applicable Region UAE
  • Available Languages
    English & Arabic
  • Document No 0000728
  • Version V 1.0
  • Last Updated 02-14-2024
  • Reviews 0
Document Summary

This “Framework Agreement” is an agreement which is reached between two parties to cover a long-term collaborative arrangement. This agreement allows a purchaser to instruct a supplier/contractor to carry out works or provide services on a long-term, by reference to the agreement’s pre-agreed terms.


A framework agreement states all the necessary conditions needed to carry out works/services on a long-term basis. It specifies the role of each party as to its execution. It also assigns rights in relation to insurance, guarantees, intellectual property, reporting, compensation, confidentiality, fees etc.

This agreement includes the following sections:

  • Definitions and Interpretation
  • Agreement to Perform/Supply
  • Performance/Supply
  • Defects Liability Period
  • Insurance and Security
  • Subcontracting, Assignment and Novation
  • Taxes and Duties
  • Invoicing
  • Liability
  • Non-Exclusive Nature
  • Variation
  • Termination
  • Confidentiality
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Miscellaneous
  • Governing Law and Jurisdiction
  • Conflicts of Interest/ Compliance with Laws


This document is intended for use in the Emirate of Dubai.


This document is provided for reference only and is not intended to be, and should not be considered, legal advice. Determinations about whether this document will be appropriate in your particular situation or jurisdiction should be made after consultation with a legal counsel. Kanoony will not assume any legal liability that may arise from the use of this document.

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