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Law for Purchasing and Supply


ISBN13: 9780273646792
ISBN: 0273646796
Published: June 2003
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £53.99



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Law for Purchasing and Supply divides this complex area of the law into five logical parts: chapters introduce a topic area, explain the relevant law and give examples of how the law is applied in practice. This step-by-step approach enables the authors to maintain a comprehensive coverage of the subject, while ensuring it remains accessible. Discussion questions together with suggested solutions are given in each chapter to reinforce learning.

Guidance to further reading appears at the end of each chapter. Examples are drawn from a broad range of sources, ensuring excellent breadth and depth of coverage. Law for Purchasing and Supply, Third edition, has been fully updated to take account of new legislation and case law, including the introduction of the Competition Act 1998 and recent judicial decisions which, together with incoming European legislation, affect basic rights under the Sale of Goods.

The relationship between civil and criminal law in this area is examined and the implications of future developments are discussed. This book is ideal for degree students of purchasing and supply and other undergraduate law courses as well as CIPS students.

Subjects:
Consumer Law
Contents:
PART I THE LAW OF CONTRACT1 Contract formation 2 Contractual terms and formalities 3 Vitiating factors 4 Exclusion clauses 5 Termination and remedies 6 The law of agency PART II THE SUPPLY OF GOODS AND SERVICES7 Implied conditions in the sale of goods 8 The supply of goods and services 9 Delivery and payment 10 Passage of title and risk PART III THE LAW OF TORT11 Negligence 12 Product liability PART IV CONSUMER PROTECTION13 Criminal liability for false statements 14 Product safety 15 Food safety 16 Weights and measures PART V RELATED LEGISLATION17 The Law of Outsourcing 18 Competition law 19 Intellectual property 20 International trade 21 Insurance