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Construction Law in Australia : Third Edition - Ian H. Bailey

Construction Law in Australia

Third Edition

Paperback

Published: 4th August 2011
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$154.00

Booktopia Comments

UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA - Building and Construction Law: 7827
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE - Construction Law (July): LAWS50084
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE - Construction Law and Legislation: ARBE1301
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME - SYDNEY - Construction and Building Contract Law: LW333
UTS - CITY / BROADWAY - Building and Construction Law: 76043
UTS - CITY / BROADWAY - Professional Practice: 16469

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Construction Law in Australia has long been regarded as an authoritative text on the law relating to building and construction.

The 3rd Edition uses precise statements of legal principle to provide practitioners and students of architecture, engineering and building with an overall understanding of the law as it applies to the construction industry.

Following an introductory chapter on the Australian legal system, key elements of the law are addressed including:

  • the latest legislation,
  • principles of contract law,
  • construction contracts,
  • tort and professional liability,
  • project procurement,
  • payment and security,
  • property law issues,
  • management and prevention of disputes,
  • litigation and arbitration, and
  • alternative dispute resolution generally.
Particular emphasis is given to the law relating to building contracts and the problems arising under such contracts. A detailed examination of the building contract forms, key issues arising from construction contracts, subcontracts and assignment are is also included.

Construction Law in Australia, 3rd edition continues to provide students and practitioners with an accessible, affordable and authoritative resource on construction law in the Australian context.

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    The book had everything that was said it would have. It is great for referencing law in the construction industry.

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      Foreword 
      Preface 
      Table of cases 
      Table of statutes 
      Table of clauses (standard forms) 

      Chapter 1 - The Australian legal system 
      Chapter 2 - Understanding the law 
      Chapter 3 - Regulation of construction 
      Chapter 4 - Participants in the industry 
      Chapter 5 - Law of contract 
      Chapter 6 - Law of torts 
      Chapter 7 - Law of property 
      Chapter 8 - Procurement 
      Chapter 9 - Key issues in construction contracts 
      Chapter 10 - Standard forms of contract 
      Chapter 11 - Professional liability 
      Chapter 12 - Dispute avoidance, management and resolution 
      Chapter 13 - Conduct of construction disputes 
      Further Reading 
      Index

      ISBN: 9780455223421
      ISBN-10: 0455223424
      Audience: Professional
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Published: 4th August 2011
      Publisher: Law Book Co of Australasia
      Country of Publication: AU
      Edition Number: 3
      Edition Type: Revised