201. The law of contract and scope of this title.

English law does not treat a building contract as a nominate contract. A building contract is a contract by which a person (commonly called a contractor) undertakes, for consideration, to carry out works of construction (or demolition) for another person (commonly called the employer or owner)1. The term 'building contract' as used in this title describes not only contracts for or in connection with the construction of buildings (such as houses, extensions, offices and factories) but also contracts for major infrastructure, civil engineering works (such as roads, bridges and tunnels), dredging contracts, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering contracts and

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