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Practical Building Forms and Agreements

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ISBN13: 9780419181507
ISBN: 0419181504
Published: May 1993
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Format: Hardback
Price: £125.00

An employer embarking upon a building project will inevitably have to enter into a number of complex contracts. There are published institutional standard forms for these purposes, but usually they will need to be amended in one way or another. The aim of this book is to help employers and their advisers (especially their Quantity Surveyors) in drawing up all the contracts required on a normal UK building project. The forms included in this book are a co-ordinated attack upon the task of legal documentation for building projects, and they are based upon, and incorporate by reference, the relevant published standard forms. The emphasis throughout is upon practicality. The forms are intended to achieve a good and reasonable deal for the employer, not a theoretical perfection which would be unachievable and non-negotiable in practice.

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Introduction and review of the forms. JCT Forms of Contract. Collateral Warranties. Letters of Intent. Construction management and the JCT contracts.
32 forms and then commentaries. Appendices: Documentary formalities and attestation of Deeds. British Property Federation Collateral Warranty for Funding Institutions CoWa/F, Second Edition 1990. British Property Federation Collateral Warranty for Funding Institutions CoWa/F, Third Edition, 1992. British Property Federation Collateral Warranty for Purchasers and Tenants CoWa/P&T, 1992.