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Construction Law

Construction Law

  • ₹850.00

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  • Author(s): John Uff
  • Brand: Sweet & Maxwell
  • Edition: 11 Ed 2013, 1st South Asian Edition 2015
  • ISBN 13 9789384746421
  • Approx. Pages 548 + contents
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Description
Construction Law provides an overview of construction law as well as detailed coverage of many essential aspects. It is written in a clear and concise way making it readily accessible to students, practitioners, and those working in the construction industry.
John Uff CBE has been writing this text since its inception in 1974 and draws on his wide experience of the construction industry, as a practicing Q.C., arbitrator, academic and member of influential bodies within the industry, to provide a straightforward account of this complex area of law.
•    Guides the reader through the world of construction contracts, litigation,
     planning and environmental law
•    Covers public and EU law, statutes, safety and building regulations
•    Supplements the commentary with extensive guotations from the
     relevant statutes and leading cases, as well as extracts from the standard forms of contract
•    Eleventh Edition extensively updated to reflect the fast pace of change in this field of law
•    Includes updated contract forms from FIDIC and NECC
•    Provides the JCT and ICE forms of contract
•    Includes a Glossary of Legal Terms
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Contents
Dedication
Preface
Acknowledgments
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
1.     Construction Law and the Legal System.
        Stratification of Law
        The Courts
        Public Law
        European Community Law
        Human Rights
        International Cases
2.     Dispute Resolution—Litigation, Adjudication and ADR
        Court Procedure
        Evidence and Witnesses
        Alternative Dispute Resolution
        Adjudication
3.     Dispute Resolution—Arbitration
        Starting an Arbitration
        Procedure in Arbitration
        Arbitration Rules
        Jurisdiction and Competence
        Awards
        Judicial Review of Awards
        International Arbitration
        Enforcement of Awards
4.     Parties and Status
        Parties in the Construction Industry
        Limited Companies
        Partnerships
        Other Corporate Bodies
5.     The Law of Obligations.
        Obligations through Agreement
        Restitution and Quantum Meruit
        Obligation through Status        
6.     Contract: General Principles
        Formation of Contract
        Contracts which are not Binding.
        Procurement and Competition Rules       
        Discharge of Contracts
        Remedies for Breach
        Limitation Periods
7.     Special Contracts
        Sale of Goods
        Agency
        Insurance       
        Sale of Dwellings
        Private Finance Initiative
8.     Documents
        Interpretation
        Alteration of Terms
9.     Construction Contracts
        Performance and Payment.
        Contract Documents
        Variations
        Certificates
        Engineers and Architects
        Design-Build Contracts
        Completion
10.   Vicarious Performance and Insolvency.
        Sub-contracts
        Assignment
        Insolvency
        Bonds
11.   Standard Forms of Contract.
        Forms of Main Contract
        Management Contracts
        Design and Build Contracts
        Hybrid Forms of Contract
        Partnership Forms               
        Forms of Sub-Contract
        Small Works Forms
12.   The Standard Building Contract
        The Contract
        General Obligations of the Contractor
        Certification and Payment
        Disputes
13.   FIDIC (International) Conditions
        The Contract
        The Employer and the Engineer
        General Obligations of the Contractor
        Certification and Payment
        Completion
        Employer's Remedies
        Disputes
14.   Law of Tort
        Negligence
        Other Aspects of Negligence.
        Nuisance
        Vicarious Liability
15.   Land, Planning and Environment Law
        Rights of the Owner or Occupier of Land
        Rights over Land of Others
        Planning Law
        Environment Law        
16.   Construction Statutes and Safety
        Building Regulations
        Highways
        Health and Safety
        Appendix: Glossary of Legal Terms
        Index
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Author Details
John Uff CBE QC FREng
Emeritus Professor of Engineering Law, Kings College and Keating Chambers
a wide-ranging and detailed introduction and guide to construction law that should make it a constant reference tool. It deserves a place in all construction professionals and construction lawyers libraries. Building Magazine
admirable coverage of the material so that a student would get good value and a good grounding in the area. The Law Teacher
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