Insurance in construction

Insurance in construction guidance:

While there are a number of different types of insurance that will be in place on construction projects, for the purpose of this Practice Note we propose to deal with a...

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Landlord or property owner The freeholder has the greatest long-term interest in the property as a capital investment, which for a landlord provides an income return. It...

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This Practice Note considers the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (TP(RAI)A 2010) and the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 (TP(RAI)A...

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Work in or adjacent to other buildings A contract for insurance may cover damage to property caused by an insured risk, for example buildings insurance or contractor’s...

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What is Contractors’ All Risks insurance? Construction insurance comes in two main categories, namely ‘property’ and ‘liability’ insurance. Property insurance refers to...

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Decennial insurance is insurance that is taken out by contractors which covers costs associated with the potential collapse of a building after completion or discovery of...

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What is design and build? At its simplest, design and build (D&B): • is a project delivery system under which a single entity (the D&B contractor) assumes responsibility...

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Introduction What is double insurance? Double insurance is where the same party is insured under two or more policies in respect of the same subject-matter (whether that...

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This Practice Note considers the insurance provisions in the 1999 editions of the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books. For guidance on the 2017 editions, see Practice...

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This Practice Note considers the insurance provisions in the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books 2017. It looks at liability for the Works, insurance of the Works and the...

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This Practice Note examines the nature of insurable interest, how it has been defined by the Marine Insurance Act and in common law and its relationship and impact on...

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This Practice Note relates to the insurance provisions in the JCT Standard Building Contract, 2011 and 2016 editions. What are the insurable interests in the works? The...

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This Practice Note considers the insurance provisions of the JCT contracts 2011 and 2016 editions that address public liability risks, ie personal injury and death, and...

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This Practice Note discusses: • what is joint and composite insurance? • what is the effect of a waiver of subrogation? • how to determine whether rights of subrogation...

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This Practice Note examines the nature of joint names insurance, the distinction between joint and composite insurance and its impact on construction insurance contracts...

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A tenant may be given rights under an agreement for lease to enter a property prior to completion in order to carry out fit out works. This is important for the tenant so...

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