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Building and construction contracts in Australia

John B. Dorter

Building and construction contracts in Australia

law and practice

by John B. Dorter

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Published by Law Book Co. in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Construction contracts -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John B. Dorter and John J.A. Sharkey ; with a foreword by Keith Aickin.
      ContributionsSharkey, John J. A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlv, 811 p. ;
      Number of Pages811
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3033271M
      ISBN 100455200912
      LC Control Number82121572
      OCLC/WorldCa8908227


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