Articles in the 2011/October Newsletter

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“Laws are like sausages. You should never watch them being made” - Otto von Bismark.

Some of us have been working with BIS (or whatever they are called this week) both on the original Construction Act and the recent amendments to it in the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

The Construction Act came into force on 1 May 1998. Over the last, at least seven years, there has been significant debate over amending it.

Isn’t it annoying when you see a shop put up its Christmas display in June. At first, there a brief feeling of excitement whilst everyone remembers how much fun Christmas is (or should that be was when you were a kid).

The extent to which Adjudicators may take the initiative in ascertaining the facts and the law, and the ground rules for doing so, has been the subject of two recent Scottish Court of Session decisions.