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Built Environment Engineering

Welcome to your guide to information resources for Built Environment Engineering.

Textbook

Online textbook

Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law

or go to the Lexis Advance homepage and search for the title. https://library.aut.ac.nz/databases/lexis-advance

In the Library

Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on construction law 2017 (2nd ed.)
Call no. 343.93078624 KEN 

Kennedy-Grant on construction law 2012
Call no.343.93078624 KEN (High Demand)

Referencing

APA 7th edition

Textbook - Print copy

Kennedy-Grant, T., & Weatherall, M. (2018). Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on construction law: The underlying law: Contract, torts and legislation. LexisNexis. 

Kennedy-Grant, T. (2016). Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on construction law : construction contracts and dispute resolution. LexisNexis. 

Textbook - Online

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Kennedy-Grant, T., & Weatherall, M. (2020, August). Kennedy Grand and Weatherall on construction law.  LexisNexis NZ.  https://advance.lexis.com/api/permalink/6849a1f2-8aa1-4fad-b7d8-442abd0d405e/?context=1230042&federationidp=C3P5FR51209

Standards

Referencing guide and other resources

Construction contracts

Standard forms of engineering contracts

NZS 3910:2013 Conditions of contract for building and civil engineering construction.  Download from Standards New Zealand (on the Library's database list).

NZS 3915:2005 Conditions of contract for building and civil engineering construction (where no person is appointed to act as engineer to the contract). Download from Standards New Zealand (on the Library's database list).

NZS 3916:2013  Conditions of contract for building and civil engineering - Design and construct. Download from Standards New Zealand (on the Library's database list).

NZS 3917:2013 Conditions of contract for building and civil engineering - Fixed termDownload from Standards New Zealand (on the Library's database list).

International forms of contract

ISO 10845-2:2020 (replaces ISO 10845-2:2011) establishes a standard format for calls for expressions of interest, for tender and contract documents, and the general principles for compiling procurement documents for supply, services and engineering and construction works contracts, at both main and subcontract levels. It provides the platform for the standardization of component documents and improved communications between those engaged in the procurement process.

Part 2 of ISO 10845 can be applied in procurement documents which make use of international forms of contract such as FIDIC International Federation of Consulting Engineers, and NEC4 Institution of Civil Engineers.  FIDIC and NEC4 publications can be found inn the ICE Virtual Library.

More publications are available in the ICE Virtual Library and as e-books from the Library Catalogue.

Databases

Free online resources

Building and construction in New Zealand

Recently published journal:

BuildLaw - available from the Building Disputes Tribunal. 

Links to Building and Construction law and commentary sources: