| Commentary

108 Contribution

| Commentary

108 Contribution

Where, in the course of construction works, either the employer or the contractor is held liable to a third party1, the one who is so liable may be entitled to recover a contribution from the other. The Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978 (‘the Act’) provides that a person liable in respect of any damage suffered by another may recover contribution from any other person liable (whether jointly with it or otherwise) in respect of the same damage2. Whilst the Act applies whatever the legal basis of the parties’ respective liabilities, the requirement that the parties must be liable

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