Scottish Special Housing Association v Wimpey Construction UK Ltd: HL 1986

The court acknowledged the practice in construction contracts making an express link between the liability imposed on the contractor, the specific aspect of such liability which iwas excluded and the existence of insurance (intended to benefit both contractor and employer) in respect of that excluded liability.


[1986] 1 WLR 995, [1986] 2 All ER 957


England and Wales

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CitedScottish and Newcastle plc v GD Construction (St Albans) Ltd CA 22-Jan-2003
The employer and main contractor had contracted under the JCT conditions. The employer had been obliged to insure the property for fire in their joint names, but had not done so. After a fire caused by the negligence of a sub-contractor, he sued. . .
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Updated: 12 May 2022; Ref: scu.181188