BTCM3280 - Construction Contract Law
This course will introduce the students to the basics of contract law governing the Canadian construction industry. The course will discuss the milestone case law decisions and their impact on construction industry. Students will have the opportunity to study the critical aspects of construction contract law such as origin and history of construction contract law, rights and responsibilities of owner and contractor, the law of contract, contract execution, relationship of law to building codes, the aspect of subcontracting, alternative dispute resolution, evidence and builders liens. Various standard construction contracts, project specification and construction case law will be examined.
This program is available to students in the Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management program. Prerequisite: BTCM3270.
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