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Chitty on Contracts, 33rd Edition (Volume 1 only + 1st Supplement) (General Principles)

Chitty on Contracts, 33rd Edition (Volume 1 only + 1st Supplement) (General Principles)

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  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell U.K.
  • ISBN: 9780414065116
  • Published In: November 2019
  • Format: Hardback + Paperback
  • Jurisdiction: Commonwealth, U.K. ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    Chitty on Contracts is the pre-eminent reference work on contract law in the common law world. It has been used for generations by lawyers as the leading guide to contracts, and is relied on to provide insight and aid in complex areas of the law.

    The work is in two volumes: Volume One covers the General Principles of contract law, while Volume Two offers guidance on Specific Contracts, namely contractual issues in specific industry sectors.

    Only Volume One General rinciples can be bought seperately.

    Key features:

    Provides coverage of all relevant legislation and a huge depth of case reference;

    • Presents complete coverage of the law of contract, incorporating extensive reference to relevant legislation and recent case law
    • Contains interpretation and analysis of general legislation since the last edition,
    • Provides an in-depth examination of actions arising in contract law, including exclusion clauses, estoppel, illegality and public policy, mistake, misrepresentation and non-disclosure, breach of performance
    • Covers the formation of contract as it effects the Agreement; Consideration, Form, Mistake;
    • Misrepresentation and Duress and Undue Influence;
    • Treats in detail the Capacity of parties
    • Analyses and comments on the terms of the contract relating to Express and Implied Terms; Exemption Clauses; Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts; and Arbitration Clauses;
    • Examines Illegality and Public Policy
    • Under Joint obligations covers in detail the law of contract relating to Third Parties, Assignment;, Death and Bankruptcy
    • Examines and analyses contract law in relation to performance and discharge, covering Discharge by Agreement; by Frustration; by Breach;
    • Studies remedies for breach of contract, including damages and limitations
    • Discusses Restitution in relation to contract law
    • Analyses conflict of laws as if affects contract law
    • Deals individually with contracts in the following areas of law: agency, arbitration, bailment, bills of exchange and banking, building contracts, carriage by air, carriage by land, construction, credit and security, employment, gaming and wagering, insurance, restrictive agreements and covenants, sale of goods and suretyship
    • Offers interpretation and advice on the law when disputes arise, or when technical areas need clarification, and when responsibilities, obligations and entitlements need to be established
    • Supplemented regularly
    • Written by experts in contract law
  • Introductory

    PART ONE 1 Introduction

    PART TWO FORMATION OF CONTRACT
    2. The Agreement
    3. Mistake as to the terms or as to identity
    4. Consideration
    5. Form
    6. Common Mistake
    7. Misrepresentation
    8. Duress and Undue Influence

    PART THREE CAPACITY OF PARTIES
    9. Personal Incapacity
    10. Corporations and Unincorporated Associations
    11. The Crown, Public Authorities and the European Community
    12. Political and Professional Immunity and Incapacity

    PART FOUR THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT
    13. Express Terms
    14. Implied Terms
    15. Exemption Clauses

    PART FIVE ILLEGALITY AND PUBLIC POLICY
    16. Illegality and Public Policy

    PART SIX JOINT OBLIGATIONS, THIRD PARTIES AND ASSIGNMENT
    17. Joint Obligations
    18. Third Parties
    19. Assignment
    20. Death and Bankruptcy

    PART SEVEN PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE
    21. Performance
    22. Discharge by Agreement
    23. Discharge by Frustration
    24. Discharge by Breach
    25. Other modes of discharge

    PART EIGHT REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT
    26. Damages
    27. Specific Performance and Injunction
    28. Limitation of Actions

    PART NINE RESTITUTION
    29. Restitution
    PART TEN CONFLICT OF LAWS
    30. Conflict of Laws

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