Legal and Economic Analysis of Design, Procurement and Construction Contracts with a Jurisprudential Approach

Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Private Law, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Private Law, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

3 Professor, Department of Private Law, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran



According to Article 4 of the Constitution, it is necessary to comply modern contracts with Sharia. Design, procurement and construction contracts are some of the modern contracts, so that Article 165 of the 5th Development Plan obliges executive agencies to implement it. Since a unit in this contract performs different stages of design, purchase and construction, and the employer can use the project with a key, it is known as the turnkey and key contracts. This study investigated the contract with a jurisprudential approach.


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