Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law: The Underlying Law – Contract, Torts and Legislation

The legal framework of construction law in New Zealand. Written by the New Zealand authorities on construction law, Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law: The Underlying Law – Contracts, Torts and Legislation is an invaluable resource.

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A practical book, in plain English, this is the perfect guide for contractors, construction professionals, lawyers and all those who may come into contact with the legal aspects of construction.

Contract law, the law of torts, and statutory controls form the framework of construction law, and LexisNexis have bound together chapters covering these topics from the online resource Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law to provide an overview of the relevant law available in a portable and economic format that ensures it will be a convenient resource to all construction industry professionals.

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Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law (Online Resource)
Finn, Todd & Barber, Burrows Finn and Todd on Law of Contract in New Zealand, 6th edition, 2017
Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall, Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law: Construction Contracts and Dispute Resolution, 2016

 

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Table of contents

PART I — INTRODUCTION


     Chapter 1: Scope and structure of this text

     Chapter 2: Introduction to the construction process and the personnel involved


PART II — THE GENERAL LAW: CONTRACT AND TORTS


     Chapter 3: The law of contract

     Chapter 4: The law of torts


PART III — THE GENERAL LAW: STATUTORY CONTROLS


     Chapter 5: Control of the process: Resource Management Act 1991

     Chapter 6: Control of the process: Building Act 2004

     Chapter 7: Control of the process: other controls

     Chapter 8: Control of the personnel


PART IV — CONTRACTS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


     Chapter 9: Contracts for professional services


PART V — CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS


     Chapter 10: Pre-contract stage

     Chapter 11: Extent of work

     Chapter 12: Standard of work

     Chapter 13: Time for performance of work

     Chapter 14: Price and payment

     Chapter 15: Securities

     Chapter 16: Transfer of ownership

     Chapter 17: Risk, indemnity, insurance and limitation of liability

     Chapter 18: Suspension and termination

     Chapter 19: Employer’s duties

     Chapter 20: Position of employer’s professional representative


PART VI — SUBCONTRACTS

     Chapter 21: Subcontracts


PART VII — SUPPLY CONTRACTS

     Chapter 22: Supply contracts


PART VIII — THE IMPACT OF THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE ON CONSTRUCTION LAW


     Chapter 23: The Impact of the Tort of Negligence on Construction Law


PART IX — DISPUTE RESOLUTION

     Chapter 24: Overview

     Chapter 25: Architect’s decision or engineer’s review, dispute adjudication boards and adjudication and expert determination

     Chapter 26: Negotiation and mediation

     Chapter 27: Arbitration

     Chapter 28: Adjudication under the Construction Contracts Act 2002

     Chapter 29: Adjudication and mediation under the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006

     Chapter 30: Claims under the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988 and court proceedings