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Christmas wordsearch 2014

Do you think the NEC is a place in Birmingham, or the TCC is in Australia? Then you need to improve your know-how.

Following the success of last year’s teaser, here is a new festive construction wordsearch to test your legal knowledge.

Simply print out the table and questions.

For the answer to each clue, click here. Good luck!

B H O E Z C L L E W E Z I S V U
O T H A M E S T I D E W A Y C T
R C H K T P R I O R N G L T X T
E U R H Y E L L O W I N A S K D
D I M A N A Y C N A C I R E M A
L N T Y C O A H G T K T F E S D
I F B E O R L P Y O B S Y H H N
U R N S B E E K T X O I A D T A
B A I O S L D C T W L L I R I H
E S N P A Y T L A C E K D A A R
H T V R E R N B E R S C S D F E
T R S U S Z E R B L I A X J D D
B U X P I D R P R F D L I U O N
O C D R Z M R S U L P B L D O U
B T L O P J U I O D R S O I G S
Q U W F K C C G F L I U T C O J
G R C T T D N J L R E A Q A F N
F E F I R B O K A O I M T T P W
L B T F Y O C F B D F Y C I K B
A I L I M P L I E D V S R O O M
F L S D G T D M K S A R C N A N
M L A T E N T D E F E C T P B D

 

  1. A flexible, voluntary and confidential form of alternative dispute resolution, in which a neutral third party assists parties to work towards a negotiated settlement of their dispute, with the parties retaining control of the decision whether or not to settle and on what terms.
  2. Where the works or a particular product meets a specified output or complies with/fulfils a particular requirement of a specification it is sometimes said to be this.
  3. The name given to a period of project overrun that is caused by two or more effective causes of delay which are of causative potency, one of which entitles the contractor to an extension of time.
  4. A breach of contract that gives the aggrieved party the right to choose either to end the contract or to affirm it at common law.
  5. A recent case held that this type of dispute resolution process was not available to a third party under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
  6. The construction industry has experienced this practice, which collates and maintains information about individuals as a result of certain activities, such as their trade union activity or raising concerns about working practices.
  7. The two construction companies involved in, ultimately unsuccessful, merger discussions over the summer of 2014.
  8. HIT Entertainment has re-launched this character as a more youthful looking, fresh-faced computer generated ‘person’ in an attempt to interest the next generation in construction.
  9. A duty to act in this way can be implied into relational contracts under English law.
  10. The colour of the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Design, Build and Operate Projects.
  11. A four letter acronym for legislation protecting consumers, among others, from unfair contract terms.
  12. The three-letter acronym for the payments made to anyone who owns a renewable electricity system, for every kilowatt hour they generate and applicable to all property owners, including both households and businesses. They are the electricity equivalent of the renewable heat incentive.
  13. This Bill was introduced into Parliament on 5 June 2014. It provides, among other things, for the appointment of a government owned company with access to long term funding to take over the functions of the Highways Agency and improved processes for development consent orders granted for nationally significant infrastructure projects.
  14. The name given to the guidelines that dictate when a court should grant an interim injunction, established by a House of Lords case in 1975.
  15. A type of natural methane gas that the UK is looking to exploit by way of access to impermeable rock deep underground through a fracturing process.
  16. The largest current nationally significant infrastructure project in the UK.
  17. Section 14A of the Limitation Act 1980 was introduced to deal with this type of defect.
  18. The colour of the FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design-Build.
  19. The current construction minister.
  20. This type of contract term may be included as a result of statute, common law, by custom or because that’s what the parties intended.
  21. The proposed new nuclear power station in Suffolk being developed by EDF.
  22. A contract that is not executed as a deed is signed in this way.
  23. By 2016 all newly built dwellings must meet this standard, whether through allowable solutions or otherwise.

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