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Guide to RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2018

Author/EditorLupton S (Author)
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
ISBN: 9781859468630
Pub Date01/11/2018
BindingPaperback
Pages144
Dimensions (mm)248(h) * 189(w)
Guide to the RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2018 is a user-friendly guide that explains how to use, understand and make the most of the latest RIBA building contracts.
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This latest title from Sarah Lupton provides comprehensive guidance to RIBA's two updated building contracts: the RIBA Domestic Building Contract 2018 and the RIBA Concise Building Contract 2018.
Introducing the contracts' features and benefits and covering all aspects of their use, from choosing and forming the right one for your project to guiding the parties through all its various stages, the Guide has been expanded with increased assistance on choice of form, tendering and contract formation. Additional detail on role and liabilities of contract administrator has been added, along with a new section on practical completion and completion, including certification. Assuming no current knowledge of the law or contract administration, this acts as a standalone guide for new users of the RIBA contracts, as well as a valuable update for previous users. It is an ideal companion for anybody using the latest building contracts.

This latest title from Sarah Lupton provides comprehensive guidance to RIBA's two updated building contracts: the RIBA Domestic Building Contract 2018 and the RIBA Concise Building Contract 2018.
Introducing the contracts' features and benefits and covering all aspects of their use, from choosing and forming the right one for your project to guiding the parties through all its various stages, the Guide has been expanded with increased assistance on choice of form, tendering and contract formation. Additional detail on role and liabilities of contract administrator has been added, along with a new section on practical completion and completion, including certification. Assuming no current knowledge of the law or contract administration, this acts as a standalone guide for new users of the RIBA contracts, as well as a valuable update for previous users. It is an ideal companion for anybody using the latest building contracts.

Sarah Lupton is a partner in Lupton Stellakis, architects, and holds a personal chair at Cardiff University. As a specialist in design liability and construction law she also practices as a Chartered Arbitrator, adjudicator and expert witness, and is author of a number of books including Which Contract? (RIBA Publishing), the highly popular Guides to JCT Contracts series (RIBA Publishing), and a new edition of Cornes and Lupton's Design Liability in the Construction Industry (Wiley-Blackwell).

Chapter 1: Introduction - Features of the RIBA Building Contracts - Suitability for different procurement routes; - Differences between the concise and domestic contracts - Use of CBC by a 'consumer' - Comparison with other contracts Chapter 2: Forming the contract - Tendering - Pre-contract negotiations - Preparing and executing the contract package - Interpreting the contract Chapter 3: Roles and management systems - Role of the contract administrator - Role of the contractor - Role of the client - Management systems Chapter 4: Project Progress - The site: possession - Starting the work - Completion in sections - The contractor's programme - Progress - Finishing the work - Delay Chapter 5: Control of the works - Control of day-to-day activities - Principal designer - Flow of information - Inspection and tests - Contractor administrator's instructions Chapter 6: Interim payment and certification - The contract price - Certification and payment - CBC - Certification and payment - DBC - Non-payment and non-certification - Contractor's remedy if no certificate issued - Contractor's remedy if payment not made 7: Practical completion, completion and post completion - Practical completion - The defects fixing period - Payments following completion - Final contract price and payment - Conclusiveness - Procedures at completion - Post completion, dealing with defects Chapter 8: Insurance - Liability - Indemnity - Insurance - Professional indemnity insurance Chapter 9: Termination - Termination by the client - Termination by the contractor - Termination by either party - Procedure for terminating - Consequences of termination Chapter 10: Dispute handling and resolution - Mediation - Adjudication - Arbitration

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