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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Set Off in the Construction Industry 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780632048243
ISBN: 0632048247
Published: June 1999
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £106.00

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This volume describes the concept of set-off in contract law within the construction industry, and looks in detail at the provisions of the main building and civil engineering contracts.;If one party to a construction contract does work which is defective, the other party is allowed by law to ""set off"", or deduct, a sum required to make good that defect.

This happens frequently in construction contracts and regularly involves large sums of money, disputes and litigation. It is a complex area of the law with a number of cases, as well as the contractual provisions themselves, prescribing a party's right of set-off.

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Construction Law
The nature and history of set-off
express set-off provisions and adjudication
Order 14 and Order 29 applications and set-off
set-off clauses from selected standard forms of sub-contract.