Article 706. General Contractor and Subcontractor.
1. If the obligation of the contractor to perform the work provided for in the contract personally does not follow from the law or the contract, the contractor shall have the right to involve other persons (subcontractors) in the performance of his obligations. In this case, the contractor acts as a general contractor. 2. A contractor who has contracted a subcontractor to execute a contract in violation of the provisions of clause 1 of this article or the contract shall be liable to the customer for damages caused by the participation of the subcontractor in the performance of the contract. 3. The general contractor shall be liable to the customer for the consequences of non-performance or improper performance of obligations by the subcontractor in accordance with the rules of paragraph 1 of Article 313 and Article 403 of this Code, and to the subcontractor - responsibility for the failure to fulfill or improper performance of obligations by the customer under the contract. Unless otherwise provided by law or contract, the customer and the subcontractor shall not have the right to make demands to each other related to the violation of the contracts concluded by each of them with the general contractor. 4. With the consent of the general contractor, the customer is entitled to conclude contracts for the performance of individual works with other persons. In this case, these persons are responsible for the failure to perform or improper execution of the work directly to the customer.
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