The Malaysian PWD Form of Construction Contract (Mainwork+ Supplement), 2nd Edition
The Malaysian PWD Form of Construction Contract (Mainwork+ Supplement), 2nd Edition by Lim Chong Fong
|Author||Lim Chong Fong|
|Publisher||Sweet & Maxwell|
In recent years, the nation's construction industry has grown and matured, resulting in equal growth and development in the subject of construction law. The growth in the number of construction disputes filed before the courts or arbitration, as well as statutory events such as the introduction of the Arbitration Act 2005, would have been noticed by industry players. Another notable breakthrough in the industry is the release of the redesigned PWD family of standard forms of construction contract, which are extensively used for public and, increasingly, private sector civil engineering construction.
The Malaysian PWD Form of Construction Contract provides a complete and practical analysis of the PWD 203A and 203 contract forms (2007 edition). Written in a balanced and clear style, it aims to meet the demands of both the technical person and the construction lawyer in the difficult legal task of interpreting these contracts. Its clause-by-clause examination focuses on the legal and practical interpretation of all clauses, as well as identifying pitfalls to avoid.
There are references to pertinent decided decisions, as well as local law and practise, in the commentary. There are many examples of powerful persuasive authority from other countries. The law in the book is current as of June 30, 2011, and it includes recent Court of Appeal decisions like Bukit Cerakah Development Sdn Bhd v L'Grande Development Sdn Bhd  2 AMR 597 (deduction against payment certificate) and Nirwana Construction Sdn Bhd v Pengarah Jabatan Kerja Raya Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus & Kerajaan Malaysia  4 MLJ 157 (termin
The insights of an author with knowledge and experience in the disciplines of law, quantity surveying, and arbitration will help readers. Government officials, architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, contractors, subcontractors, and construction lawyers will find the book valuable as a reference manual for people involved in the building business who work in the public sector. It is also a helpful resource for undergraduates studying architecture and engineering.
Readership: Government officials, architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, contractors, sub-contractors and construction lawyers.