The Contracts (Right of Third Parties) Act 1999. This paper will outline the provisions and objects of the Contracts (Third Parties Act) 1999 and address four areas in relation to the Act. 1. Will the Act achieve its objectives? 2. Should the legislation, with suitable modifications be introduced to Scotland? 3. In the absence of such legislation what contractual provisions may be inserted into construction contracts to which Scots Law applies? 4. What are the implications for Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 under Scots and English Law, if different?