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Construction Contracts

Author : John Murdoch
ISBN : 9781135803261
Genre : Architecture
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Although the legal principles involved in construction contracts and their management and administration are an aspect of general contract law, the practical and commercial complexities of the construction industry have increasingly made this a specialist field. Recognizing this, Construction Contracts is a fully revised edition of the UK’s leading textbook on the law governing this area. Brought up to date with recent cases and developments in the law as it stands at July 2000, this new edition: takes full account of the effects of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, the Arbitration Act 1996, the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 and the changes in the legal system brought about by the Woolf reforms includes extended coverage of financial protection, construction insurance and tendering controls, as well as the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations has been revised to take account of changes to the common standard-form contracts, particularly the New Engineering Contract and the GC/Works family of contracts. Retaining the same basic approach as its successful predecessors, this important text introduces the general principles that underlie contracts in construction, illustrating them by reference to the most important standard forms currently in use.
Category: Architecture

Construction Contracts

Author : Will Hughes
ISBN : 9781134161874
Genre : Law
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The fourth edition of this unparalleled text has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. Introducing this topic at the core of construction law and management, this book provides students with a one-stop reference on construction contracts. Significant new material covers: procurement tendering developments in dispute settlement commentary on all key legislation, case law and contract amendments up to July 2007. In line with new thinking in construction management research, this authoritative guide is essential reading for every construction undergraduate and an extremely useful source of reference for practitioners.
Category: Law

Civil Engineering Contracts

Author : Stephen Wearne
ISBN : 0727713531
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 87.24 MB
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Contracts and equivalent internal orders are the means of linking the design and construction of all civil engineering projects. To be effective these have to state who is who, what is to be constructed, where, when and how much payment will be due and what is to happen if these intentions are frustrated. They are therefore of vital importance to all engineers working in design or construction.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Construction Contracts

Author : David Chappell
ISBN : 9781134185122
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Construction law can be a minefield of complications and misunderstandings in which professionals need answers which are pithy and straightforward but also legally rigorous. In Construction Contracts: Questions and Answers, specialist in construction law David Chappell answers architects' and builders' common construction contract questions. Questions range in content and include: extensions of time liquidated damages loss and/or expense practical completion defects valuation certificates and payment architects' instructions adjudication and fees. Chappell's authoritative and practical advice answers questions ranging from simple queries, such as which date should be put on a contract, through to more complex issues, such as whether the contractor is entitled to take possession of a section of the work even though it is the contractor's fault that possession is not practicable. In answering genuine questions on construction contracts, Chappell has created an invaluable resource on which not only architects, but also project managers, contractors, QSs, employers and others involved in construction can depend.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Managing Construction Contracts

Author : Robert D. Gilbreath
ISBN : 0471569321
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 58.69 MB
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This Second Edition focuses on the commercial issues of contracting, covering the lifespan of a contract in four stages: inception of need, bid and award, administration, termination. Written from the owners' perspective, it is appropriate for construction managers and contract administrators. New material includes the effects of the computer on construction management practices, the risks and rewards of cross-border contracts and the role of the lawyer.
Category: Business & Economics

Payment Under Construction Contracts Legislation

Author : Roderick Pettigrew
ISBN : 0727730002
Genre : Law
File Size : 31.53 MB
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This is an authoritative and up-to-date review of current construction industry payment practices under Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 for the construction industry. It provides clear and practical guidance on some of the key features of the Act, notably the payment procedures and corresponding structures. With hands-on, in depth experience in this crucial field, the author is well qualified to advise on the law and practice in this area. This book will be invaluable to construction professionals who need a practical understanding of the operation of the Act.
Category: Law

Civil Engineering Construction Contracts

Author : Michael O'Reilly
ISBN : 0727727850
Genre : Law
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The second edition of this extremely popular book has been fully revised to reflect the recent changes in all the principal civil engineering contracts including the ICE 6th, the New Engineering Contract, the Arbitration and Conciliation Acts and the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1998. It will also include commentary on the new ICE 7th and international contracts. The book provides a succinct and authoritative introduction to contract law and the standard forms of contract used in civil engineering projects, providing an analysis of the various contract options including: The ICE Design and Construct Conditions of Contract The Engineering and Construction Contract (NEC: 2nd edition) The FIDIC Conditions of Contract In one practical volume it presents essential and accessible guidance for anyone involved in specifying construction contracts, whether it is drafting, administration, claims or dispute resolution.
Category: Law

The Construction Contracts Book

Author : Daniel S. Brennan
ISBN : 1604422556
Genre : Law
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Most construction lawyers are familiar with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC) forms of agreements, and the newer ConsensusDOCS forms. The ConsensusDocs forms replace many of the forms previously issued by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Now completely revised, this invaluable resource offers a topic-by-topic comparison of these forms by providing: An easy-reference guide to how the AIA, ConsensusDOCS and EJCDC forms treat the most significant issues in owner/contractor/subcontractor and owner/design professional agreements Proposed alternative language for situations where the form contract approach may not provide the best solution List comparing the most significant provisions from each of these forms (on the CD-ROM)"
Category: Law