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Chitty on Contracts 32nd ed: Volume 1 General Principles with 1st Supplement isbn 9780414050709

Chitty on Contracts 32nd ed: Volume 1 General Principles


ISBN13: 9780414050679
New Edition ISBN: 9780414050709
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414047990
Published: November 2015
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



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.

Volume One covers the General Principles of contract law.

  • 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 of actions
  • 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

Subjects:
Contract Law, Common Law Library
Contents:
VOLUME I

INTRODUCTION

FORMATION OF CONTRACT
The Agreement
Consideration
Form Mistake Misrepresentation Duress and Undue Influence

CAPACITY OF PARTIES
Personal Incapacity
Corporation and Unincorporated Associations
The Crown, Public Authorities and the European Community
Political and Professional Immunity and Incapacity

THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT
Express Terms Implied Terms Exemption Clauses Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Arbitration Clauses

ILLEGALITY AND PUBLIC POLICY
Illegality and Public Policy

JOINT OBLIGATIONS, THIRD PARTIES AND ASSIGNMENT
Joint Obligations
Third Parties
Assignment
Death and Bankruptcy

PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE
Performance
Discharge by Agreement
Discharge by Frustration
Discharge by Breach
Other modes of discharge

REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT
Damages
Specific Performance and Injunction
Limitation of Action

RESTITUTION
Restitution

CONFLICT OF LAWS
Conflict of Laws

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