Colonial Construction Co. v. Macotta Co. of Canada Ltd., (1969) 1 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 631 (NFCA)

JudgePuddester, Higgins and Mifflin, JJ.
CourtNewfoundland Court of Appeal
Case DateApril 07, 1969
JurisdictionNewfoundland and Labrador
Citations(1969), 1 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 631 (NFCA)

Colonial Constr. v. Macotta (1969), 1 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 631 (NFCA)

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Colonial Construction Company Limited v. Macotta Company of Canada Limited

Indexed As: Colonial Construction Co. v. Macotta Co. of Canada Ltd.

Newfoundland Supreme Court

On Appeal

Puddester, Higgins and Mifflin, JJ.

April 7, 1969.


Appeal from a decision of Furlong, C.J., in an action for breach of contract.

Building Contracts - Topic 3381

Liability of builder - Contract - Performance - Delay - General - Contractor and subcontractor under building contract both guilty of delays which hampered performance by the other - Additional expense incurred by contractor - The Newfoundland Court of Appeal held subcontractor responsible for half additional expense.


J.J. Greene, Q.C., for the Plaintiff-appellant;

J.R. Gushue, for the Defendant-Respondent.

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