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Construction - contracts, disputes and legislative change - Online CPD

NZ $121.00
Marie Harrison 2015 Trina Lincoln 2015
Marie Harrison
Simpson Grierson
Trina Lincoln

Package includes:

Online CPD Module  l  Booklet  l  PowerPoint Presentation

Package Fee (incl GST)

  • $91 - NZLS members and Associate members
  • $121 - Non-members

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Online CPD Module

Presentation time: 60 minutes

The construction industry is facing many issues at present along with recent amendments to the Building Act and the proposed amendments to the Construction Contracts Act.

This module will give you an overview of the implications of these developments and consider how you can provide your client with practical and robust advice in the construction environment.

Key features of commonly used standard form construction contracts and tips for drafting and review of residential construction contracts under the new legislation will be covered, as well as options for the resolution of disputes.

  • Why have these changes come about?
  • Features of commonly used standard form construction contract.
New requirements for residential construction contracts:
  • Consumer protections in the Building Amendment Act 2013 – an overview
  • What are the implications?
  • Overview of options for disputes – what to do when a client comes to you with a problem
  • Amendments to the Construction Contracts
Act – the adjudication process
  • Limitation issues.

Learning objectives

After this module you will have:
  • An overview of the issues to look for at the start, during and post construction process.
  • A better understanding of key features of commonly used construction contracts, in both commercial and residential transactions.

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Electronic Booklet

Authors: Marie Harrison, Trina Lincoln
Published: 21 April 2015
Pages: 27
Electronic booklet can be downloaded from My CPD > My Online CPD after purchase.


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PowerPoint Presentation

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Number of Slides: 42

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