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Keating on Construction Contracts 9th ed with 2nd Supplement isbn 9780414031142

Keating on Construction Contracts 9th ed


ISBN13: 9780414047921
New Edition ISBN: 9780414031142
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421899902
Published: February 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



A classic construction law text, Keating on Construction Contracts (previously On Building Contracts) is a first port of call for all research on the history and principles governing building contracts, their practical application and their interpretation by the courts. Renowned for its accessible style, it covers all relevant legislation and case law, EC law, and the JCT Forms of Contracts.

  • Provides detailed commentary on all issues relating to construction contracts
  • Gives practical help on interpreting legislation and analysing judicial decisions
  • Up-to-date references to case law, journals and other source material
  • Covers UK case law and relevant decisions from Europe and overseas
  • Includes Commentary on JCT Standard Form of Building Contract and Nominated Sub Contract
  • Features key sections of Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act

Subjects:
Construction Law
Contents:
The nature of a construction contract.
Formation of contract.
Construction of contracts.
The right to payment and varied work.
Employer's approval and architect's certificates.
Excuses for non-performance.
Negligence and economic loss.
Default of the parties: damages.
The time for completion and liquidated damages.
Default of the parties: various matters.
Various equitable doctrines and remedies.
Assignments, substituted contracts and subcontracts.
Architects, engineers and surveyors.
Public Procurement.
Various legislation.
Arbitration.
The Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.
Litigation.
The JCT Standard Form of Building Contract (2005).
The ICE Form of Contract.