Author: Sarah Lupton
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
Date Published: Sep 2017
Stock Code: 86388
Guide to JCT Standard Building Contract, the new edition of Sarah Lupton's ever popular Guide to SBC11, is a practical guide to the operation and administration of the JCT Standard Contract suite 2016 (SBC/Q, SBC/AQ and SBC/XQ).
All of the contract's provisions, procedures and conditions are organised and explained by subject, clearly distinguishing the different obligations due to various parties and the contractual issues arising during the course of a job, all backed up by the latest legislation and case law.
Changes to this new edition include: thorough explanation and analysis of the new JCT Standard Contract Suite 2016 comprehensive update on legislative changes since 2011, such as the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and CDM Regulations 2015 coverage of key case law developments, on issues such as the meaning residential occupier, choice of contract, access to site, concurrent delay, inspection, practical completion, certification, payment, termination and mediation objective commentary and comparison with relevant features of the new RIBA Building Contracts brand new content to improve coverage and overall value to the reader fresh new design.
Not only is this an indispensable reference for the hard-pressed practitioner, but, assuming no prior knowledge of JCT contracts or the law, it is also ideal for architecture and other construction students on the threshold of undertaking their professional exams.
Each book provides a comprehensive analysis of the respective form in light of today's legal and practice landscape, pointing out all the recent developments an changes to each contract and providing illuminating and up-to-date cases as valuable lessons to the unwary.
~Each contract's provisions, procedures and supplementary conditions are organised into the key practical topics - such as 'documents', 'programme', 'payment', and 'insurance' - providing the hard-pressed practitioner with a comprehensive and concise reference guide for specific guidance during the course of the job.
The guides assume only general knowledge of JCT Contracts and so can be used by both the architect and construction students on the threshold of undertaking their professional examinations. They also serve as an invaluable desktop reference guide for the busy contract administrator.