GE2073 CONTRACT LAWS AND REGULATIONS Syllabus- Civil 7th semester - Anna University, Chennai

GE2073                         CONTRACT LAWS AND REGULATIONS                                 L T P C
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UNIT I              CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS                                                                         9
Indian Contracts Act Elements of Contracts Types of Contracts Features Suitability Design of Contract Documents International Contract Document Standard Contract Document Law of Torts

UNIT II             TENDERS                                                                                                          10
Prequalification Bidding Accepting Evaluation of Tender from Technical, Contractual and Commercial Points of View – Contract Formation and Interpretation Potential Contractual Problems World Bank Procedures and Guidelines Transparency in Tenders Act.

UNIT III            ARBITRATION                                                                                                    8
Comparison of Actions and Laws Agreements Subject Matter – Violations Appointment of Arbitrators Conditions of Arbitration Powers and Duties of Arbitrator Rules of Evidence Enforcement of Award Costs

UNIT IV           LEGAL REQUIREMENTS                                                                                   9
Insurance and Bonding Laws Governing Sale, Purchase and Use of Urban and Rural Land Land Revenue Codes Tax Laws Income Tax, Sales Tax, Excise and Custom Duties and their Influence on Construction Costs Legal Requirements for Planning Property Law Agency Law Local Government Laws for Approval – Statutory Regulations

UNIT V            LABOUR REGULATIONS                                                                                   9
Social Security Welfare Legislation Laws relating to Wages, Bonus and Industrial Disputes, Labour Administration Insurance and Safety Regulations – Workmens Compensation Act Indian Factory Act Tamil Nadu Factory Act Child Labour Act - Other Labour Laws



1.        Gajaria G.T., Laws Relating to Building and Engineering Contracts in India, M.M.Tripathi
Private Ltd., Bombay, 1982
2.        Tamilnadu PWD Code, 1986
3.        Jimmie Hinze, Construction Contracts, Second Edition, McGraw Hill, 2001
4.        Joseph T. Bockrath, Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers and Architects,
Sixth Edition, McGraw Hill, 2000.

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