Galbraith's Building and Land Management Law for Students

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Routledge, Oct 4, 2010 - Architecture - 416 pages
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Ideal for first year undergraduate students taking law modules on Construction, Surveying, Planning and Engineering courses, Galbraith's Building and Land Management Law for Students is an excellent overview of the key legal issues in the construction industry. Clearly written and wide ranging coverage of key legal principles by construction lecturers and professionals, this textbook highlights the need for students on construction related courses to access information on how the law relates to them, without getting into the dry, heavy detail of the full scale legal texts. This sixth edition has been fully updated and covers the latest JCT Standard Form Building Contract requirements and key EU directives, including Corporate Manslaughter, Employment Law, Tenant Planning Law regulations and Health and Safety acts.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The nature of law
1
Chapter 2 The United Kingdom and the European Union
29
Chapter 3 Settlement of disputes
35
Chapter 4 Central and local government
61
Chapter 5 Business organizations
86
Chapter 6 The law of contract
100
Chapter 7 Special contracts
156
Chapter 8 Special contracts building contracts
184
Chapter 10 The law of tort
235
Chapter 11 Health and safety
280
Chapter 12 Land law
303
Chapter 13 Landlord and tenant
325
Chapter 14 Planning law
374
Chapter 15 Highways
390
Chapter 16 Building Regulations
403
Index
407

Chapter 9 Employment law
196

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Director of the Centre for Criminal and Civil Evidence and Procedure and Director of Staff and Building Development in the School of Law at Northumbria University

Rebecca Mitchell, Legal Practice Course Director, Northumbria Law School, Northumbria University

Simon Spurgeon, Solicitor and Principal Lecturer, Northumbria Law School, Northumbria University

Russell Hewitson, Director of International Development and Principal Lecturer in Law, Northumbria Law School, Northumbria University

Mick Woodley, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Northumbria Law School, Northumbria University

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