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The JCT Minor Works Building Contracts 2016

Chappell, David

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5. Edition October 2017
264 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-41554-1
John Wiley & Sons

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The revised and updated edition of this classic book on the JCT Minor Works Building Contracts

The JCT Minor Works Building Contracts 2016 offers a concise overview of this agreement, which continues to be the most popular JCT contract, as it used on the sorts of small works that most architects and builders encounter routinely. Written in straightforward terms, the book is formatted in short chapters with accessible sub-headings, and the author avoids legal and pseudo-legal wording where possible. Some explanations from first principles are included where it is thought they would be helpful and occasionally, where the precise legal position is unclear, the author uses his significant experience to offer a view. Overall, the information is presented in a manner that it is easy to understand, use and reference.

The 2016 edition of the contract contains a great many changes from previous editions and these are all covered. For example, the book includes information about the substantially revised payment provisions, changes to those parts dealing with insurance, variation instructions, the CDM Regulations, Supplemental Provisions, definitions, and the Contractor's Designed Portion. In summary, this fifth edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to:
* Ensure the discussion is easy to comprehend and use by busy architects and contractors
* Include a Include a number of tables and flowcharts to assist in understanding the way the contract operates
* Include several letter templates that can be used in common situations
* Provide answers to the sorts of problems that commonly arise in the course of a building project

The new edition of this classic book on The JCT Minor Works Building Contracts will be an ideal tool for busy architects and contractors who need to find what to do when problems arise on projects using this contract.

David Chappell BA (Hons Arch) MA(Arch) MA(Law) PhD RIBA is an architect who has worked in both the public and private sectors, as well as in contract administration and as a lecturer in construction law and contracts procedure. He was Professor of Architectural Practice and Management Research at The Queens University of Belfast and Visiting Professor of Practice Management and Law at the University of Central England in Birmingham. Since 1989, he has practiced as a contracts consultant and adjudicator, both for a large consultancy and for the last twenty-three years as director of his own consultancy. He is an experienced adjudicator and the author of many books for the construction industry.

D. Chappell, University of Central England in Birmingham