The JCT Design and Build Contract 2005, Third Edition


The Joint Contracts Tribunal issued a new Design and Build Form in 2005, a successor to the JCT Standard Form of Building Contract with Contractor’s Design. It looks substantially different from its predecessor and it is different in structure and often in its wording.

This major new edition of David Chappell’s well regarded book has been substantially revised to take account of the new contract terms and different structure. It also considers the standard novation agreements from the CIC and City of London Law Society and more then 70 additional cases.

It discusses areas where problems frequently arise:

  • the allocation of design responsibilityContent:
    Chapter 1 Introduction (pages 1–21):
    Chapter 2 Contract Documents (pages 22–43):
    Chapter 3 Design Liability (pages 44–69):
    Chapter 4 The Contractor’s Obligations (pages 70–97):
    Chapter 5 The Employer’s Powers and Duties (pages 98–128):
    Chapter 6 Sub?contractors and Statutory Requirements (pages 129–143):
    Chapter 7 Possession, Practical Completion and Rectification (pages 144–152):
    Chapter 8 Extension of Time (pages 153–166):
    Chapter 9 Financial Claims (pages 167–177):
    Chapter 10 Payment (pages 179–205):
    Chapter 11 Insurance and Indemnities (pages 206–216):
    Chapter 12 Termination (pages 217–232):
    Chapter 13 Dispute Resolution (pages 233–255):


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