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Contractor fails to prove materials were unfit for purpose (Tayside Contracts v D Geddes)

Contractor fails to prove materials were unfit for purpose (Tayside Contracts v D Geddes)
Published on: 22 August 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Construction analysis: A contractor’s claim that materials supplied to it were not of satisfactory quality, or fit for purpose, failed, as the Scottish court was not satisfied, on the balance of probabilities, that certain characteristics in the materials were responsible for failures on the project. Further, the court was unwilling to conclude that, by process of elimination, the materials must have in some way or another been the cause of the failures. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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