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FIDIC: With regards to procurement legislation, what is the difference between an 'Extenuating' and 'Mitigating' circumstances..?

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asked Apr 23, 2014 in FIDIC Contracts by VTamakloe (120 points)  

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The use of these two words are saying the same thing. You have an extenuating and mitigating excuse as to why you had to do something in a particular way.

In procurement that could be due to an emergency event, health and safety risk, public safety risk perhaps even a force majeure type event (something outside of your control).

A compellingn and defendable reason why you had to do it the way you did.
answered Jun 25, 2014 by Barry Trebes (22,470 points)