Proposal to Disable Construction Companies

In Costa Rica, a law project proposes to disable construction companies that do not comply with contracts with state entities for a period of five years.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The proposed law is analyzed by the Economic Affairs Committee of the Congress, and according to representatives of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MOPT), if approved, the law would allow sanctioning construction companies that do not complete the works agreed with the State.

Mario Rodriguez, director of the National Roads Council (Conavi), explained to that "... the project would allow the creation of proper mechanisms to establish sanctions against construction companies violating contracts."

Rodriguez added "... This is needed. We have been facing situations in which contractors do not finish the works, so the Administration must initiate a process to conclude the contract. Then the Administration must start another process to continue the works, where sometimes, we meet again with the same contractor."

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