467. Duty as to supervision and administration.

Although an architect or engineer is not expected to be constantly on the site and to supervise every detail, it is not sufficient for him to pay occasional visits and to get any defects which he may happen to notice set right; his duty is to give such an amount of supervision as will enable him to give an honest certificate whether or not the work has been done in accordance with the contract1. Moreover, although his supervision may be partially, as to matters of detail, entrusted to subordinates such as clerks of works or inspectors, the architect or