The Butch Bakery Cookbook

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-10-04
  • Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN (A)
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Law and the Built Environment is a core textbook for all students undertaking compulsory law modules on construction, real estate and property management programmes. This single text provides an accessible introduction to the many areas of law studied by aspiring built environment professionals. Written by a team of lecturers with many years#x19; teaching experience in these areas, key principles of English law are placed in their relevant professional context and clearly explained in exactly the right level of detail for success in the modules studied. The book also focuses in greater depth on some specialist areas of built environment professional practice, including construction contracts, health and safety, rent review, dilapidations, and lease renewals. It provides an essential resource for students studying for qualifications leading to professional membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). It caters primarily for students studying these subjects at bachelor#x19;s degree level, but will also be suitable for students on programmes at HNC and HND levels, as well as those undertaking professional examinations. It will also provide introductory reading for students undertaking master#x19;s level programmes, and particularly for the increasing numbers of graduates from other disciplines who are now studying on RICS-accredited master#x19;s degree conversion programmes.

Author Biography

David Arrick is a former actor, personal trainer, and lawyer. He left Wall Street to found Butch Bakery in 2009. The company's website is ButchBakery.com.

Janice Kollar was the owner of Kollar Cookies in New York for more than twelve years. The Food Network recently named her Classic Four Layer Chocolate Cake the best cake in the country.

Table of Contents

Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
The Administration of Law
The nature of law
Divisions of law
Evidence in civil and criminal cases
The common law
The sources of law
European Community law
The court system in England and Wales
The Technology and Construction Court (TCC)
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
The European Court of Human Rights
Personnel of the law
Judicial officers
Court procedure
Procedure in civil actions
The Human Rights Act (HRA)
The Law of Contract
General principles
Standard form contracts
The essential elements of a valid contract
Terms of a contract
Vitiating factors
Privity of contract
Exemption clauses
Discharge of a contract
Limitation of actions
Equitable remedies
Business organisations
Forms of contract in the construction industry
The Law of Tort
The nature of tort
Liability in tort
General defences in tort
Tort and human rights
Vicarious liability
Breach of statutory duty
Employers liability
Product liability
Remedies and limitation periods
Land Law
The two types of property
What is land?
Ownership of land
Proving ownership of land
Acquiring ownership by adverse possession
Third party rights in land
Mortgages 206
Restrictive covenants
The enforceability of third party rights
The Law of Landlord and Tenant
The leasehold estate
Types of leases
Essential elements of a valid lease
Formalities for the creation of leases
Termination of leases at common law
Covenants in leases
Rent review
Repairing covenants
User covenants
Covenants against alterations
Assignment and sub-letting
Enforceability of covenants in leases
Remedies for breach of covenant
The statutory codes
Private sector residential tenancies
Business tenancies
Public Law and Regulation
Judicial review
Building regulations
Planning law
Environmental impact assessment
Water pollution
Contaminated land
Waste management law
Emissions from buildings
Health and safety at work
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