This is applicable if the contract is by tender and not mutually negotiated. The bond guarantees that the party tendering for the contract will not withdraw once the job is accepted and will therefore take full responsibility for the work in accordance with its offer and specifications.
This is a document that the principal under a contract demands from a contractor for him to perform the contract as agreed but where the contractor fails to perform the contract as agreed, the principal may call for the bond and the surety (insurer) will be liable to pay the bond value to the principal. The bond guarantees the contractor’s competence to perform a contract given to him using quality materials needed to meet up with the standard.
Advance Payment Bond
This is a type of bond that the principal of a contract request for before releasing a particular percentage of the bond value to the contractor in advance for the mobilization of the contract and where the contractor fails in performing the contract as agreed. The principal has the right to call for the bond from the insurer who will reimburse the principal against any monies that is lost through the default of the contractor.
This is a guarantee from a surety to the government that the principal will faithfully abide by all laws and regulations governing the payment of customs revenue together with the proper carrying on of business in dutiable articles (Imported goods)
This is a legal authorization which allows a person to take up employment in a country where one does not hold citizenship. The first surety is usually the firm employing such a person. The second surety is the Insurance Company. It is the responsibility of the first surety to write to immigration when such persons leave the organization for the bond to be cancelled. It is renewable in Kenya after every two years.
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