||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 307 (Jun)
|| EWCA Civ 875
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Sedley, Dyson and Carnwath LJJ
||Peter Aeberli (instructed by Davies Lavery) for the claimant.
||David Sears QC (instructed by Davies Arnold Cooper) for the defendant.
||27 June 2006
Building contract - Construction - JCT standard agreement - JCT Standard Agreement for Minor Building Works - Whether employer's obligation to insure in joint names of employer and contractor ceasing at time of practical completion of building works - Whether JCT practice note admissible as aid to construction of agreement.
On the true construction of cl6.3B of the standard JCT Agreement for Minor Building Works, the obligation on the employer to insure in the joint names of the employer and the contractor against loss or damage to, inter alia, the existing structures and 'the Works', ceased on the practical completion of the building works.
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