Liability Law and Latent Defects Insurance

Liability Law and Latent Defects Insurance

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This report provides a brief to Government on the provisions to be included in a Construction Contracts Bill, (i) in respect of the majority report of the DoE Working Party on Liability, and (ii) on the proposal in `Constructing the Team' for mandatory latent defects insurance. The working group for this guide was chaired by Roger Squire from the Construction Clients Forum.
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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 185g
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0727725491
  • 9780727725493

Table of contents

Scope and method of working
Related initiatives
Current position
Reform of liability law in the construction sector
The Latham recommendations
The legal background
Scope of proposed reform
Sir Michael Latham`s recommendations as a package
Joint Liability
Limitation periods
Transfer/sharing of clients` rights
Suppliers` liability
Application of the new liability regime to suppliers
Ability of suppliers to exclude or restrict liability
Latent defects insurance
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