If there are to be only several treaty changes, it is much easier to develop a change than to recast a whole new treaty. An amendment does not replace the entire original contract, but only the part modified by the amendment. If the only change you intend to make is to extend the term of the contract beyond its existing end date, see prototype model extension extension NEW 16/2014 Otherwise, the language of the next prototype can be used to start drafting a contract modification: AMENDMENT This modification is made to this contract [contract number] that was previously executed by and between [AGENCY NAME] as “[AGENCY] and TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER, [Office or School of `Division` or Department of `The Contracting Parties Who Sign and Between Them Mutually Agree to amend this previous agreement as follows: [Clearly defined changes, supplements or deletions using the following three words of introduction :] Article 1, paragraph 1 is amended [effective day of the month] , year] and: in Article II, paragraph 2, [effective monthday, year], you add that Article V, paragraph 3 [effective monthday, year] is deleted. All other conditions that are not changed by this condition remain fully applicable and effective. [Insert the corresponding signature blocks for TTUHSC and FOR THE AGENCY here:] – The general principles of contract law apply to contract amendments. It is understood and mutually agreed by and between the contracting parties to amend this earlier agreement as follows: [Amendments, clearly defined complements or deletions using the following three (3) introductory sentences:] Article 1, paragraph 1 is amended [effective day, year] and is written as follows: In Article II, paragraph 2, [effective monthday, year], add the following: Article V, paragraph 3 [effective day, year] is deleted here. All other conditions that are not changed by this condition remain fully applicable and effective. This treaty change can be used to amend an existing contract. It is not a full-fledged contract.
It should be used to document revisions, additions and deletions of the terms of a fully executed active contract. An amendment does not replace the entire original contract, but only the part modified by the amendment. Otherwise, the following prototype can be used to begin the development of a contract amendment: this amending agreement can be used to modify an existing contract. However, if several different amendments have already been implemented, if another amendment is needed, … please, to be clear, … Consider rephrasing the entire treaty to update the treaty with respect to all amendments.