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Legal Aspects of Defective Works

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Introduction

Defective works are a common issue in construction contracts, but the law regulating them is becoming more and more complicated.


Course Objectives

This seminar will provide an overview and update of the legal aspects concerning defective construction works. It will use case studies to examine the law and its practice, and will highlight areas that those involved need to be alerted to.


Target Participants

HKIE Member or engineer


Course Contents

  • Categorization of defects
  • Overlapping of liabilities
    • Contractors
    • Architects/ Engineers
    • Project Managers, Surveyors & Others
  • Defects before completion, at completion & post completion
  • Compensation
  • Defects & termination of contracts
  • Final certificates & claims against defects

Award

Certificate of Attendance


Medium of Instruction

Cantonese (course materials in English)

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