Construction Contracts: Law and Management

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Taylor & Francis, 2000 - Law - 381 pages
This text examines the law governing construction contracts, and the management and administration of those contracts. The study of these aspects of construction law form a core part of most building and construction courses. Revised and updated, the book contains commentary on all key legislation, case law and contract amendments since June 1995.
 

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Contents

UK construction industry context
1
Roles and relationships
11
General contracting
25
Design and build
41
Management contracting
57
Construction management
71
Procurement and contract choice
83
Tendering and contract formation
109
Contractors claims for loss and expense
211
Insurance and bonds
223
Role of the contract administrator
237
Health and safety obligations
253
Subcontracts
259
Nomination
275
Financial remedies for breach of contract
297
Defective buildings and subsequent owners
311

Liability in contract and tort
131
Contractors obligations
147
Employers obligations
159
Responsibility for design
167
Time
179
Payment
197
Suspension and determination of contracts
323
Nonadversarial dispute resolution
337
Adversarial dispute resolution
347
References
367
Index
371
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Department of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Reading, UK.

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