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Court considers effect of notice of making good defects under JCT contract (Swansea Stadium v City and County of Swansea)

Published on: 25 April 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
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Construction analysis: The Technology and Construction Court dismissed a claim brought by a tenant against a contractor (pursuant to a collateral warranty) for breach of the defects liability provisions of the building contract (a JCT Standard Form of Building Contract With Contractor’s Design 1998 edition). The effect of the Notice of Completion of Making Good Defects was that any defects required to be rectified under those clauses were deemed to have been made good. The tenant’s claim against the freeholder for failing to enforce the defects liability provisions of the building contract also failed. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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