While it is rare for an existing treaty to contain a language explicitly stating that the terms of the treaty cannot be changed under any circumstances, it is unlikely that a treaty change will be legally valid or enforceable. In this case, the parties should terminate the existing contract in accordance with its terms and enter into a new legal contract. In certain circumstances, a treaty change may fully reflect the terms of the original contract; However, complete changes are relatively rare. Most treaty amendments change only certain conditions of an existing treaty, so that the other provisions remain in force. This amendment is made to the present contract [contract number] previously executed by [AGENCY NAME] and between [AGENCY], referred to as “[AGENCY]” and TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER, [Office or School of `Department of `Agency NAME`] Texas, below referred to as “TTUHSC”. Otherwise, the following prototype can be used to begin the development of a contract modification: contractors may agree at any time to make a contract change in order to change one of the underlying terms of a contract they have previously executed. A treaty amendment offers an inexpensive way to change some areas of an existing treaty without disrupting other provisions that are probably working well. 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 AGENCE here:] – It is very common for the parties to agree to amend the terms of an existing legal agreement at a later date.
However, striking and handwritten changes to one of the essential conditions of the agreement could render the whole agreement unenforceable; this modification method should only be used for minor, intangible or clarification changes. When developing a contract change, you will need some basic information, including: Your change should contain information such as: A contract change will help you modify, delete or add terms to a previous agreement. This assistance manual explains how to complete your amendment. Once the amendment is completed, the agreement should be signed by both parties and certified notarized.