464. Failure or delay in supplying drawings, etc.

The design duties of the architect or engineer do not end when the work starts. There is a continuing duty to check that the design will work in practice and to correct any errors that may emerge1. The architect or engineer is also usually subject to a duty to supply further necessary information to the contractor.

Where, by reason of a failure or delay in the supplying of drawings or details, the contractor becomes entitled to rescind the contract altogether, or is released from his obligation to complete the works within the specified time, or is entitled to claim against