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Description - Law for the Construction Industry by S. Owen

Longman and the Chartered Institute of Building are working in partnership to publish a series of textbooks for the CIOB's Education Framework. Written to cover an individual module of the course, each text in the series:*is the official textbook for that module, approved by the CIOB*has been written by an expert in the subject*provides a basic introduction to the topic*builds on knowledge gained in the earlier parts of the Framework and provides a basis for further study Law for the Construction Industry provides a comprehensive introduction to the English legal system and basic contract law for those involved in the construction industry. It covers the level 2 module on legal studies of The CIOB's Education Framework and is officially sanctioned by The CIOB as the recognised book for that module. The book assumes no previous knowledge of English law.The second edition been brought fully up-to-date with the latest legal changes. It explains basic contract law and gives the reader an understanding of employment and consumer law whilst placing law in the context of the construction industry throughout.Topics covered include: the nature of law and its sources, the administration of English law, contract law, property law, pure personality, legal personality, the law of torts, the law relating to highways, employment law, safety law, and insurance. Law for the Construction Industry is a core textbook for the CIOB level 2 module on legal studies, as well as BTEC HNC/D and degree courses in building and construction management.Stephanie Owen is Visiting Lecturer in the Construction Studies Department at North East Surrey College of Technology, Visiting Lecturer in Business Studies at the University of Westminster, and a locum solicitor.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780582287082
ISBN-10: 0582287081
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 192mm x 18mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - S. Owen

Stephanie Owen is Visiting Lecturer in the Construction Studies Department at North East Surrey College of Technology, Visiting Lecturer in Business Studies at the University of Westminster, and a locum solicitor.

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