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LIMITATION: Stop the clock?

07 February 2014  

Sarah Carmichael discusses limitation and adjudication

The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (the Act) introduced adjudication as an expedient method to resolve disputes in the construction industry. It has been the source of a vast amount of case law and a plethora of unintended consequences.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Aspect Contracts (Asbestos) Ltd v Higgins Construction plc [2013] EWHC 1322 (TCC)

    Attorney General of Belize & ors v Belize Telecom Ltd [2009] UKPC 10

    Gilbert-Ash (Northern) Ltd v Modern Engineering [1974] AC 689

    Macob Civil Engineering Ltd v Morrison Construction Ltd [1999] EWHC Technology 254

    RJT Consulting Engineers Ltd v DM Engineering (Northern Ireland) Ltd [2002] EWCA Civ 270