Building Contract Dictionary by David Chappell, Vincent Powell-Smith, Derek Marshall, Simon
By David Chappell, Vincent Powell-Smith, Derek Marshall, Simon Cavender
Development agreement Dictionary presents a succinct, yet authoritative connection with phrases, words and phrases encountered in, and in reference to, development contracts.
For the recent variation all entries were reconsidered and up-to-date in mild of case legislation and laws and the booklet has been considerably enlarged because the final variation ten years in the past. There at the moment are over 800 separate entries quite a lot of contracts has been referenced, together with JCT ninety eight, IFC ninety eight, MW ninety eight, WCD ninety eight, PCC ninety eight, MC ninety eight, ACA three, GC/Works/1 (1998), NEC, NSC/C, DOM/1, DOM/2 in addition to issues similar to adjudication, arbitration and the Civil process Rules.
It will supply a useful reference for architects, volume surveyors, venture managers and contractors. it is going to additionally discover a prepared readership between all development attorneys.
''This is an quintessential ebook which gives a succinct yet authoritative connection with ''words, words and terms'' encountered within the development undefined. ...many of the entries supply a considerable remark on numerous issues you usually desired to learn about yet by no means obtained around to discovering out.''
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However, the architect is entitled to withhold his approval until the best possible ﬁnish is achieved, given the limited speciﬁcation. 49 National Coal Board v. William Neill & Son  1 All ER 555. 30 Approval and satisfaction Neither the architect nor the employer is entitled to withhold approval without a genuine reason. For example, the architect’s refusal to accept the contractor’s making good at the end of the defects liability period (qv) simply to avoid the release of retention money is not a genuine reason.
Architects Registration Board (ARB) The successor body to the Architects Registration Council (qv). It was established on 1 April 1997. The principal Act is now the Architects Act 1997 which consolidates the Architects (Registration) Acts 1931À69. Persons wishing to use the title ‘Architect’ for business purposes must be registered with ARB. The Board is keen to enforce the restriction. Registration may be achieved by: — gaining a qualiﬁcation after passing an examination which is recognised by ARB; and — completing at least two years’ practical experience supervised by an architect, one of the years being undertaken after completion of a recognised ﬁve year course of study and gaining the qualiﬁcation; and — passing a written and/or an oral examination in professional practice recognised by ARB.
In addition, there are supplemental conditions which contain clauses dealing with A: contribution, levy and tax changes; B: value added tax; C: statutory tax deduction scheme; D: adjudication; and E: arbitration. The express provisions are very much in common form. 1) is to carry out and complete the works in accordance with the contract documents. He is to do all this with all due diligence (qv) ‘and in a good and workmanlike manner’. There are no provisions for money claims (qv) for disruption or prolongation (but see below), and under the form such claims will have to be dealt with at common law.