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Adequacy of contract provision in managing construction failure

Che Kamaruddin, Naadira (2010) Adequacy of contract provision in managing construction failure. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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In managing construction failure, normally efforts are made to identify the possible cause of failure and seek for the possible solution of the problems faced. Currently, there is no clear guideline available either within existing contract documents or legislations that can be used as a guide to resolve construction failure cases. Hence, this study has been undertaken to identify the limitations of current contract provisions which related to construction failure. It is conducted to evaluate the adequacy of contractual provisions in contract documents. The methodology adopted for this study includes literature research, interviews and questionnaire surveys with selected professionals in construction industry and legal sector. The findings of the study show that the limitations in current contractual provisions are eminent. It is also found that there is a need for consideration of inclusion of new provisions to be implemented into contract document. Despite there may be a difference of ideas between the respondents from construction industry and legal sector regarding to limitations of law and contract to solve construction failure cases. This study also made some proposal of important items that should be considered for improving current contract provisions.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamad Ibrahim Mohamad; Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Pengurusan Pembinaan)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2010
Uncontrolled Keywords:construction contracts, construction failure
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:16267
Deposited By: Siti Khairiyah Nordin
Deposited On:08 Nov 2011 08:22
Last Modified:17 Oct 2013 03:51

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