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This text is the most comprehensive book written on the Construction Contracts Act available in New Zealand & was first published in 2003 & reprinted in 2005, 2007 & 2009 due to overwhelming demand.

The guide is authored by Tomas Kennedy-Grant previous master of the High Court & Geoff Bayley, adjudicator & registered quantity surveyor & has been cited in numerous cases including the 2005 court of appeal case of George Developments Ltd v Canam Construction Ltd (amongst others).

This is the second edition (first published in 2009) & is essential reading for subcontractors, contractors, owners, developers, architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers & lawyers. The 318 page book includes a history of the protections that existed in NZ until 1987, a detailed background of how & why the Act came about, a section by section guide through the Act & comparisons with sections in similar UK and NSW acts, together with over 80 UK and Australian legal cases to illustrate points that are not immediately apparent in the wording of the Act. The second edition includes 28 pages of NZ caselaw with over 43 cases to illustrate how the New Zealand courts have interpreted the Act.

The book also includes a flowchart of the adjudication process from progress claim to the adjudication determination & payment, & a flowchart on the process of claims, payments & remedies under the Act. The book also includes 20 draft forms that comply with the Act & that can be used at various stages through the payment and disputes process. These include draft payment claims, schedule, notices of adjudication with or without charging order applications & many others.

A copy of the Act & the Regulations are also included in the book.

Standard price for 1 to 2 copies $99 including gst plus $6.50 postage & packaging per copy anywhere in nz ($105.50 per copy).
Special price for 3 or more copies $90 including gst plus $6.50 postage & packaging per copy anywhere in nz ($96.50 per copy).
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