Public Works Greater Costs - The Regulation Of The Law 15285 - Full Text Of The Norm

Original Language Title: OBRAS PUBLICAS MAYORES COSTOS - MODIFICASE LA REGLAMENTACION DE LA LEY 15285 - Texto completo de la norma

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_ Amend the regulation of Act No. 15,285

DECEMBER No. 4.124

Bs. As. 5/6/64

VISTO that Law No. 15285 provides for updating values for the settlement of unproductive expenses, and


The difficulties involved in determining what kind of work some works of special characteristics are framed and attentive to the division established by that law in engineering and architecture works it is appropriate to introduce this qualification for the liquidation of unproductive expenses taking into account the principle of equity that should be deprived of;

That it is also necessary when introducing this modification to update the percentages according to the amount of work to be carried out in the period of stoppage of work;

May Decree 14304/1960 be repealed See Text since any of its provisions are covered by Decree 6927/1961 See Law Rule Text 15285 See Text and others exceed the regulatory powers of the executive branch;

For this reason, attentive to the request of the Secretary of State for Public Works and the proposal of the Minister Secretary in the Department of Public Works and Services,



Article 1 – Default articles, 8 and 9 of Decree 6927/1961.

Article 2 - Replace Article 5 of Decree 6927/1961 with the following:

“The highest erogations due to total or partial deeds of the contractors, defined by article 14 of the Rule of Law Decree 12910 See Text, and which are produced by acts of government, will be recognized to the contractors.

This recognition will represent a compensation for the direct unproductive expenses of the works.

The non-productive direct costs arising from the above-mentioned paralysis shall be settled on the basis of the following percentages with respect to the type of work and the amount of the work to be carried out in the period of the paralysis, according to the approved work plan or to the forecasts of the contract:


The amounts resulting from the table above shall be applied to a reduction coefficient defined as the ratio of the amount of work that has been discontinued and that which was to be executed within the period of the stay, in accordance with the terms of the approved work plan or the projections of the contract.

This table will be applied cumulatively for the different amounts of contract indicated in the table and up to a maximum of $75,000.000. That is, the surplus over this amount will not be computed for the purposes of the reconnaissance calculation.

The liquidation will be carried out annually, with the liquidation of the last four months for the work carried out during the year and at the end of the contract.

In the works that have not had the principle of execution will apply only 20% of the sums that will result from the application of the previous table, the deadlines will be counted from the date of replantation.”

Art. 3o – Replace art. 8 of Decree 6927/1961:

“The discrepancies between the parties in the implementation of Law 15285 and its regulatory decrees shall be resolved in accordance with the procedures set out in Articles 4, 5 and 6 of the regulation of Law 12910.”

Art. 4o – Defeat Decree 14304/1960.

Art. 5o – The present decree will be endorsed by the Minister Secretary in the Department of Public Works and Services and signed by the Secretary of State for Public Works.

Article 6 - Contact, publish, give to the General Directorate of the Official Gazette and Printers and go to the State Secretariat for Public Works for its purposes.

ILLIA - Miguel A. Ferrando - Miguel A. Martínez