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Architects, Engineers and the Law 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9781862877641
Previous Edition ISBN: 1862873941
Published: March 2010
Publisher: The Federation Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £43.99



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Constructing a building is a complex legal as well as technical project. Consequently, architectural and engineering practice increasingly demands a sound understanding of planning and commercial law issues.

Architects, Engineers and the Law has become the standard reference for architects, engineers and lawyers in Australia on the legal aspects of day-to-day architectural and engineering practice. J R Cooke provides clear concise explanations of the legal responsibilities of architects and engineers, and the consequences of the many legal processes and relationships part of the construction process.

Twenty-six chapters cover:-

  • Contracts
  • Tenders
  • Employment relationships
  • Budgets and estimates
  • Progress certificates
  • Statutory planning and building control
  • Restrictions on land use
  • Consent authorities and planning appeal tribunals
  • Moral rights legislation
  • Standards of professional conduct and care
  • Consequences of breaches of professional duty and care.

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
The Legal System
Contracts
Liability Apart from Contract
Duty of Care
Breach of Duty of Care
Agency and Employment
Damages
Limitations of Actions
Concurrent Liability
Defamation
Copyright
Professional Conduct
Delegation of Design
Budgets and Estimates
Construction Contracts
Construction Management
Contract Documentation
Tenders
Liquidated Damages and Securities
Variations
Progress Certificates
Completion and Effects
Determining the Contract
Non-Statutory Restrictions on Land Use
Statutory Planning and Building Control
Consent Authorities and Planning Appeal Tribunals
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Bibliography
Index