| Commentary

46 Site conditions

| Commentary

46 Site conditions

As a general principle, the possibility that the works may be rendered impracticable or more expensive by adverse conditions on or under the site is a risk borne by the contractor. The employer gives no implied warranty that the site is suitable for the specified works1. Nor is there usually any implied warranty that pre-contract information provided by the employer is accurate2, although the surrounding circumstances may demonstrate an intention to give such a warranty3. However, the employer may be liable for misrepresentation as to site conditions, where inaccurate information is

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