An end to collateral warranties?

Structural Survey

ISSN: 0263-080X

Article publication date: 1 March 2000

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(2000), "An end to collateral warranties?", Structural Survey, Vol. 18 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/ss.2000.11018aab.010

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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An end to collateral warranties?

An end to collateral warranties?

Keyword: Collateral warranties

Law firm Edge Ellison advises that the introduction of The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 will remove the need for collateral warranties. Under the new legislation a construction contract can expressly confer upon any funder, the first purchaser or three successive tenants, the benefit of that contract.