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6th Edition

Galbraith's Building and Land Management Law for Students

ISBN 9780080966922
Published November 14, 2010 by Routledge
418 Pages

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Book Description

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 with 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.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Law  2. The United Kingdom and the European Union  3. Settlement of disputes  4. Central and local government  5. Business Organisation  6. The law of contract  7. Special contracts  8. Special contracts - building contracts  9. Employment Law  10. The law of tort 11. Health and Safety  12. Land Law  13. Landlord and tenant,
Planning Law  14. Highways  15. Building Regulations

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"Any student who absorbs the contents of this book will have little difficulty when he or she starts practice" - Architect and Surveyor