| Commentary

144 Liability of employer

| Commentary

144 Liability of employer

In cases where the contractor is not liable to the employer for the defaults of a nominated sub-contractor, it does not necessarily follow that the employer is liable to the contractor for any losses arising from those defaults1. The employer is only positively liable where, either personally or through the contract administrator, he is responsible for delay in making a nomination or renomination2; where the default of a sub-contractor puts the employer in breach of an obligation in the main contract3; or where the main contract provides the contractor with

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