Law in Practice | The RIBA Legal Handbook | Taylor & Francis GroupThis is an uncontrolled copy. Ensure use of the most current version of the document by searching the Construction Information Service. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior permission of the copyright owner. Printed and bound by CPI William Clowes While every eort has been made to check the accuracy of the information given in this book, readers should always make their own checks. Neither the Author nor the Publisher accepts any responsibility for misstatements made in it or misunderstandings arising from it. Foreword At every stage of a project, from the negotiation of the appointment through to the management of liability years after practical completion, the architect works within a framework established by the law.
Law in Practice
Some forms of words invite confusion; others are only likely to be the subject of dispute if the stakes are high enough to warrant innovative arguments by expensive lawyers. As a result, mini-contracts pretending to be informal agreements too simple to cover all the important points proper. Was there consideration and an intention to create legal relations. Get an immediate offer.
Subsequent judges are said to apply the decision when they follow it in cases that come before them. This practicr Newer versions Older versions. The architect complied, which required foundations to be specied and constructed to a depth sucient to safeguard the building against damage by swelling or sinking of the subsoil. For both formats the functionality available will depend on how you access the ebook via Bookshelf Online in your browser or via the Bookshelf app on your PC or mobile device!
The role of the architect is continually expanding and architects are regularly asked to make difficult decisions with a strong legal element. Taking a strong, project-focused approach, the backbonefor the legal guidance is provided by the consecutive work stages A-L of the RIBA Plan of Work, as relevant legal issues are raised and answered at appropriate and recognisable stages throughout a project. Coverage is comprehensive while the emphasis is placed on concise information and quick access to the facts, as the topics range from building contracts and professional appointments to planning law, and from intellectual property rights and fee payments, to contract administration, dispute resolution, and insurance. The handbook develops themes from basic principles for the less experienced architect to a more detailed discussion for readers with significant experience in practice. Advanced Search. Book of the Month.
At rst glance this is a dicult distinction to understand and seems to be at odds with the logical interpretation that the main contractor, civil law, however described. The E-mail Address es field is required? This syst. The Laws of Contract and Tort 3.
Part of the problem is that. The Supreme Court deals almost exclusively with appeals that raise important issues of law. The law of contract concerns self-imposed obligations, created by an agreement between the parties which the law recognises as binding on them. Please create a new list with a new name; move some handboo, to a new or existing list; or delete some items.