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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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Law and Contractual Procedures for Construction Students

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ISBN13: 9780406903242
ISBN: 0406903247
Published: July 2003
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

""Students of construction/building management are now required to understand a substantial body of law. This book provides students with what they need in a fully comprehensive yet concise way. It contains an overview of the legal system, principles of contract, tort and employment law, and the law governing business organisations and enables the student to develop a detailed knowledge of contractual procedures.""

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""PART 1: Legal Principles. The English legal system. Business organisation. Company Directors. Termination of business organisations. The creation of contacts. Vitiating factors. Discharge of contracts. Damages for breach of contract. Special contracts. The tort of negligence. Tortious negligence in construction. Other torts. Health and safety law. Planning and temporary control of land. Basics of land law and Landlord & Tenant. Employment and industrial law. Principles of arbitration. Alternative disputes resolution.
PART 2: Contract Procedures. The building procurement cycle. Types of contracts. Procurement methods. Tendering procedures. Forms of contract. Assessment of tenders. Principles of construction contract claims. The JCT80: an Introduction. The ICE conditions: An introduction.""