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§2771.  Non-liability of contractor for destruction or deterioration of work

No contractor, including but not limited to a residential building contractor as defined in R.S. 37:2150.1(9), shall be liable for destruction or deterioration of or defects in any work constructed, or under construction, by him if he constructed, or is constructing, the work according to plans or specifications furnished to him which he did not make or cause to be made and if the destruction, deterioration, or defect was due to any fault or insufficiency of the plans or specifications.  This provision shall apply regardless of whether the destruction, deterioration, or defect occurs or becomes evident prior to or after delivery of the work to the owner or prior to or after acceptance of the work by the owner.  The provisions of this Section shall not be subject to waiver by the contractor.

Acts 1958, No. 183, §1.  Amended by Acts 1960, No. 84, §1; Acts 2001, No. 179, §1.

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