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The Law of Contract in South Africa 2nd ed

Edited by: Dale Hutchison, Chris-James Pretorius

ISBN13: 9780199055111
Published: February 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press Southern Africa
Country of Publication: South Africa
Format: Paperback
Price: £50.99



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This book introduces students to the general principles of contract law with specific application to South Africa. It integrates the common law, statutory law and constitutional perspectives.

The text supports learning and the development of independent academic skills through various learning features. This edition includes a full new chapter addressing the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008.

Subjects:
South Africa, Other Jurisdictions
Contents:
PART ONE: NATURE AND BASIS OF CONTRACT
1. Nature and Basis of Contract

PART TWO FORMATION OF A CONTRACT
2. Offer and acceptance
3. Mistake / Absence of Consensus
4. Improperly Obtained Consensus

PART THREE REQUIREMENTS OF A VALID CONTRACT
5. Contractual Capacity
6. Formalities
7. Legality
8. Possibility and Certainty

PART FOUR CONTENTS AND OPERATION OF A CONTRACT
9. Parties to Contracts
10. Obligations and Terms
11. Interpretation of Contracts

PART FIVE BREACH OF CONTRACT
12. Forms of Breach
13. Remedies for Breach

PART SIX TRANSFER AND TERMINATION OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
14. Cession
15. Termination of Obligations

PART SEVEN CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT 68 OF 2008
16. Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008

PART EIGHT DRAFTING
17. Drafting of Contracts