University of Technology Sydney

76043 Building and Construction Law

Requisite(s): 70517 Equity and Trusts
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This subject provides an introduction to and an overview of the legal and commercial relationships associated with the construction of major infrastructure projects. The overarching focus of the subject is how parties manage legal and commercial risk through effective risk distribution and contract drafting. Various areas of law which are involved in the project lifecycle, including liability, time, payment requirements, safety legislation and intellectual property, are examined throughout the subject. Students are also made aware of the various ways in which the practical and legal risks can be managed through effective risk distribution and contract drafting. Some aspects of the legislative framework are considered, together with examples of various practical applications.

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