Instructions of Codes Application
At the Design, Implementation, Supervision, Maintenance & Operation Phases and Public Safety Works and all Engineering Works in Relation thereto
Made by the National Construction Council under Clause G of Article 5 of the National Construction Law of Jordan No. 7 of 1993 and Amendments thereto
These instructions shall be cited “Instructions of Codes Application at the Design, Implementation, Supervision, Maintenance & Operation Phases and Public Safety Works and all Engineering Works in Relation thereto of 2004;” and they shall be published in the official gazette and come into force as of 01.01.2005.
The following words and expressions, wherever stated in this Law, shall have the below meanings given to them unless the context implies otherwise:
Law: the National Construction Law of Jordan No. 7 of 1993 and Amendments thereto.
Council: the National Construction Council of Jordan formed under the National Construction Law of Jordan No. 7 of 1993.
Association: Jordanian Engineers Association.
The provisions of these Instructions shall be applicable to the construction works taking place in the Kingdom except for the works carried out, commenced or licensed before they have come into force.
The technical instructions made by the Association and the amendments made thereto or instruction replacing them shall be adopted, and they shall be an integral part of these instructions and they shall be read together, as the “NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION LAW OF JORDAN NO. 19 OF 2003” phrase wherever stated in these Instructions will be replaced by the “National construction Law of Jordan No. 7 of 1993 and the amendments thereto”; and the following shall be added to them:
The Owner (Client) or any person he authorizes in writing shall sign the engineering service contracts and shall undertake to not make any amendments to the engineering schemes without referring to the engineering office with full compliance with the codes enacted by the National Construction Council of Jordan and the provisions of the National Construction Law of Jordan No. 7 of 1993 and amendments thereto and the Offices & Engineering Companies Regulation No. 2 of 1985 and amendments thereto.
All design entities are required to add the “DESIGN HAS BEEN MADE PURSUANT TO THE APPROVED CODES” phrase below the signature of each specialist in the architectural construction, electricity or mechanics.
The scheme auditing procedures in the Association shall be as follows:
The conformity certificate form attached to the Association instructions shall be adopted, provided that the contractor’s registration number at the Jordanian Construction Contractors Association is added thereto.
All licensing entities must comply with the following:
In licensing the buildings and establishments, the Authorities / Regulatory Entities (licensing entities) comply with the following:
The regulatory licensing entities / authorities shall follow up:
All ministries, government departments, official public institutions, municipalities, public shareholding companies, Jordanian Engineers Association, Jordanian Construction Contractors Association and Offices & Engineering Companies Authority must adhere, in the construction works, to the approved codes in accordance with the Law and these instructions, and to take the actions necessary for this purpose. They shall also adhere to applying the provisions of Article 11 of the National Building Law of Jordan No. 7 of 1993 and amendments thereto.