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Principles, Definitions and Model Rules of European Private Law: Draft Common Frame of Reference (DCFR)

Edited by: Christian Von Bar, Eric Clive

ISBN13: 9780199573752
Published: January 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback, 6 Volumes
Price: £1142.50

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This landmark reference work, in six volumes, marks the culmination of over 20 years' research into the history and potential future of European private law. An international team of researchers have analysed the diverse national traditions of private law to compile a codified set of principles of European law for the law of obligations and core aspects of the law of property - known as the Draft Common Frame of Reference.

This full edition of the reference work comes complete with all the scholarly apparatus needed to interpret the principles. Full commentary is provided on the text of the 'draft common frame of reference', together with references to and comparative analysis of all the national legal materials used as a basis of the text.

The complete work will form a central reference point for all future discussion of the harmonisation of European private law, and the interpretation of EU measures in the field. It also represents a major reference work in its own right, offering the fullest resource available on European private law, invaluable for researchers in comparative law and European legal history.

EU Law
Preface by the general editors
Model rules
Book I General Provisions
Book II Contracts and other juridical acts
Book III Obligations and corresponding rights
1: General
2: Performance
3: Remedies for non-performance
4: Plurality of debtors and creditors
5: Change of parties
6: Set-off and merger
7: Prescription
Book IV Specific contracts and the rights and obligations arising from them
A: Sales
B: Lease of goods
C: Services
D: Mandate contracts
E: Commercial agency, franchise and distributorship
F: Loan contracts
G: Personal security
H: Donation
Book V Benevolent intervention in another's affairs
Book VI Non-contractual liability arising out of damage caused to another
1: Fundamental Provisions
2: Legally relevant damage
3: Accountability
4: Causation
5: Defences
6: Remedies
7: Ancillary rules
Book VII Unjustified enrichment
1: General
2: When enrichment unjustified
3: Enrichment and disadvantage
4: Attribution
5: Reversal of enrichment
6: Defences
7: Relation to other legal rules
Book VIII Acquisition and loss of ownership of goods
Book IX Proprietary security in movable assets
Book X Trusts
Table of destinations and derivations
Table of treaties and EC legislation
Table of codes and statutes
Table of ECJ, ECHR, UK and Irish cases;