civl6074 - Tendering and Contract Formation Assignment...

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Postgraduate Curriculum _________________________________________________________________________________________ Course Title: Rights, liabilities and claims in construction contracts Course Code: CIVL6074 Lecturer(s): Mr. G. Chan / Miss T. Cheng / Mr. G. Soo / Dr. E. Wong / Mr. M.T. Yeung Year: 2005-06 Level: M.Sc. Lecture Hours: 30 hours Tutorial Hours: 2.5 hours Laboratory Hours: Examination Hours: 2 hours Other Hours: - Pre-requisite: Co-requisite: Course Objectives To provide students with an in-depth knowledge of construction contracts; an understanding of the rights and liabilities of contractual parties; and the practices of claims preparation, analysis and assessment, with emphasis on the legal aspects. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry Construction contracts; contractual rights and obligations; performance; breach of contract; remedies for breach; preparation and submission of claims; and claims analysis. Course Contents Developments of Construction Contracts and Choice of Contracts
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Unformatted text preview: Tendering and Contract Formation Assignment, Novation and Subcontract Rights, Obligations and Remedies of Parties in Construction Contracts Time-related Claims: Delay and Disruption; Extension of Time, Liquidated Damages Payment-related Claims: Progress Payments, Final Accounts, Retention Moneys Performance-related Claims: Defective Works, Variation Works and Performance Security Repudiation, Termination, Contractual Determination and Insolvency Procedures and Presentation of Claims Submission Claims Avoidance, Assessment, Resolution and Dispute Settlement Textbook: References: To be decided before each course Coursework: Assignments Assessment: Type Percentage of Total (%) Description Written examination 70 Coursework 30 __________________________________________________________________________________________ Department of Civil Engineering, THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 1...
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