The Court of Appeal rules that the contractual provision which limits an architect’s liability for hidden defects towards a consumer is unlawful
Private Construction Law
In a ruling of 14 December 2021, the Antwerp Court of Appeal held that a clause which restricts the time limit for the architect’s liability for hidden defects to one year, and the time limit for bringing the action to six months after becoming aware of the defect, constitutes an unlawful clause.
23 May 2022
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