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Liquidated and ascertained damages

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Liquidated and ascertained damages

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Construction Management Supplement


Construction Papers


Discusses the use of liquidated and ascertained damages in the payment of a fixed sum in the event of a breach of contract. Covers amount of liquidated and ascertained damages; calculation of liquidated damages; statement of liquidated damages; application of liquidated damages; and defences to the application of liquidated damages.


Hibberd, P. R.


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