Providing clear guidance on the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, this document is essential reading for members who deal with the complex and often expensive disputes arising in this area.

Topics covered include:

  • The nature and purpose of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996
  • Advice to be given to clients on the application of the act
  • Service of notices
  • Acceptance of appointments under the act
  • Powers and duties of appointed surveyors
  • Surveyors’ role in preparing primary award
  • Surveyors’ role subsequent to publication of primary award
  • Challenges to surveyors’ decisions


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