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The Interpretation of Contracts 4th ed isbn 9781847033550

The Interpretation of Contracts 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780421770300
ISBN: 0421770309
New Edition ISBN: 9781847033550
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421608307
Published: January 2004
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £60.00
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The 3rd edition of this renowned work provides thorough treatment of one of the most fundamental areas of law - the interpretation of contracts. All those drafting, revising or advising on written agreements will benefit from its detailed discussion of the rules of contract interpretation.

Each chapter highlights important principles, followed by a more detailed description, making it easy to find the information required. The principles are supported by quotations from a number of cases which appear in the body of the text for ease of reference.

  • Well-respected practitioner text, regularly cited in court
  • Comprehensive examination of the rules of contract interpretation to assist in preparing, advising and reviewing agreements
  • Extensively revised - including 200 new cases and recent changes in consumer law
  • Clearly structured for ease of reference
  • Provides real practical value in advising on the likely outcome of a contractual dispute.

Contract Law
The object of interpretation.
The materials available.
Law and precedent.
The meaning of words.
Implied terms.
The canons of construction.
Ambiguity and uncertainty.
Mistakes and inconsistencies.
Preliminary parts of a deed.
Parcels and the subject matter of the contract.
Exemption clauses.
Certificates, consents and similar clauses.
Stipulations as to time.
Conditions and unconditional obligations.
Penalties, termination and forfeiture clauses.