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The Joint Contracts Tribunal's (JCT) Standard Form of Building Contract, one of the most common standard contracts used in the UK to procure building work, is updated regularly to take account of changes in legislation and industry practice and relevant court decisions from litigation. The JCT 05 Standard Building Contract: Law and Administration is a second edition to the authors' earlier award-winning The JCT98 Building Contract: Law and Administration, and clarifies complex issues surrounding obligations and rights under the contract. This makes it an essential reference for construction professionals, employers, contractors, and lawyers new to construction seeking to update and consolidate their knowledge. The book also provides the knowledge and understanding of the contract, which are a fundamental part of the education of most students who go on to become managers and leaders in the construction industry. It thoroughly works through the provisions of the contract in simple language, using case law examples and relevant statute to demonstrate approaches to its interpretation. . Clearly written and well organised, with a comprehensive index. Up-to-date and covering not only the latest edition of the JCT Standard Building Contract, but also relevant new legislation and current controversies in the administration of construction contracts. Puts the JCT's standard provisions into context, explaining their relationship with the general legal principles. New chapters/sections on the 2007 CDM Regulations and third party rights, collateral warranties and bonds. An essential reference for construction professionals and students alike
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