The construction act

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作者:by ; Martin ; Wood

出版社:Chartridge Books Oxford

出版年:2013

出版地:Oxford, England

格式:EPUB

ISBN:9781909287150

Summary: This book examines the implications of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act ('The Construction Act') - one of the most important pieces of construction legislation in the UK in recent years. The book provides practical guidance to help construction practitioners rise to the challenge of getting to grips with the implications of the Act.

The book is written by a lawyer who works with one of the leading law firms engaged in this area. The book is aimed at all of the professions engaged in the construction industry. Contents: Foreword - by Sir Michael Latham Introduction Are you covered by the Act?

How the Act affects your payment terms? What can you do if the new rules are broken?

How has the Act changed the standard forms? What do you need to do to comply with the Act? Appendices: Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act - Part 2. Scheme for Construction Contracts. Construction Contracts Exclusion Order Table of statutes and cases

  • Cover(第1页)
  • Half Title(第2页)
  • The Chandos Series on Construction & Facilities(第3页)
  • THE CONSTRUCTION ACT(第4页)
  • Copyrights(第5页)
  • Contents(第6页)
  • Foreword(第7页)
  • Preface(第8页)
  • The Author(第9页)
  • Chapter 1 Introduction(第10页)
  • 1. Why was the Act introduced?(第10页)
  • 2. Outline of the Structure and Operation of the Act(第10页)
  • (a) Statutory Framework(第10页)
  • (b) Freedom to Negotiate Terms(第10页)
  • Chapter 2 Are you covered by the Act?(第15页)
  • 1. Introduction(第15页)
  • 2. Is the agreement a Construction Contract?(第15页)
  • (a) What types of agreements can be Construction Contracts?(第15页)
  • (b) What are Construction Operations?(第15页)
  • 3. Is the Construction Contract excluded from the Act?(第15页)
  • (a) Residential Occupiers(第15页)
  • (b) Contracts in Writing(第15页)
  • (c) The Exclusion Order(第15页)
  • 4. Key Points Summary(第15页)
  • Chapter 3 How the Act affects your payment terms(第25页)
  • 1. Introduction(第25页)
  • 2. Payment Terms - the New Rules(第25页)
  • (a) Stage Payments - entitlement(第25页)
  • (b) How much is to be paid?(第25页)
  • (c) When are payments due?(第25页)
  • (d) The final date for payment(第25页)
  • (e) Restrictions on pay when paid(第25页)
  • 3. Notices and Deductions(第25页)
  • (a) Payment Notices(第25页)
  • (b) Notice of Intention to Withhold Payment(第25页)
  • 4. Key Points Summary(第25页)
  • Chapter 4 What can you do if the new Rules are broken?(第37页)
  • 1. Introduction(第37页)
  • 2. How to suspend performance(第37页)
  • (a) When does the right to suspend arise?(第37页)
  • (b) How to exercise the right to suspend(第37页)
  • (c) What are the implications of suspending performance?(第37页)
  • 3. How Adjudication works(第37页)
  • (a) The minimum requirements of the Act for all adjudication procedures(第37页)
  • (b) How adjudication will work in practice(第37页)
  • (c) Can the Adjudicator's award be enforced?(第37页)
  • 4. Is there still a role for Court Proceedings or Arbitration?(第37页)
  • 5. Adjudication - the first six months(第37页)
  • 6. Key Points Summary(第37页)
  • Chapter 5 How has the Act changed the Standard Forms?(第50页)
  • 1. Introduction(第50页)
  • 2. Building Contracts - JCT 80 Amendment 18(第50页)
  • 3. Professional Appointments(第50页)
  • (a) RIBA(第50页)
  • (b) ACE(第50页)
  • 4. Sub-Contracts - DOM/1 Conditions(第50页)
  • 5. Key Points Summary(第50页)
  • Chapter 6 What do you need to do to comply with the Act?(第58页)
  • 1. Introduction(第58页)
  • 2. Is your agreement covered by the Act?(第58页)
  • 3. Payment and Notice Systems(第58页)
  • (a) Payment Systems(第58页)
  • (b) Notice Systems(第58页)
  • 4.Adjudication Rules and Procedures(第58页)
  • (a) Construction Act Compliant Adjudication Agreements(第58页)
  • (b) Adjudication - Practical Steps(第58页)
  • 5. Specific Concerns for Consultants/Clients/Contractors(第58页)
  • (a) Consultant Issues(第58页)
  • (b) Client Issues(第58页)
  • (c) Contractor Issues(第58页)
  • 6. How and when notices are served(第58页)
  • 7. How time limits are calculated(第58页)
  • 8. Key Points Summary(第58页)
  • Chapter 7 Conclusion(第74页)
  • Table 1 JCT 80/Scheme Interim Payment Flow Chart(第75页)
  • Table 2 Adjudication Appointments 1 May 1998 to 31 October 1998(第76页)
  • Appendix 1 Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 - Part II(第77页)
  • Appendix 2 The Scheme for Construction Contracts Regulations 1998(第78页)
  • Appendix 3 The Construction Contracts Exclusion Order 1998(第79页)
  • Appendix 4 Abbreviations(第80页)
  • Index(第81页)