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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Frustration and Force Majeure 3rd ed isbn 9780414028531

Frustration and Force Majeure 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780421778207
ISBN: 0421778202
New Edition ISBN: 9780414028531
Published: September 2004
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The second edition of Frustration and Force Majeure provides a thorough examination of the principles governing the conflict between the sanctity of contract and the discharge of contractual obligations in response to supervening events. The author guides the reader through a list of supervening events which may be encountered in any commercial transaction, setting out the statutory principles involved, together with judicial interpretations from a number of Common Law jurisdictions.

This new edition ihas been updated to include over 40 new cases. It also examines the impact of changes in the law of contract such as changes to the Sale of Goods Act 1979 made by the Sale of Goods Amendment Act 1995 and by various Euro-inspired SIs, most significantly the Unfair terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 and the Sale and Supply of Goods to Consumers Regulations 2002.

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Contract Law
Impossibility in general: destruction of subject matter.
Other types of impossibility.
Partial and temporary impossibility.
Frustration of purpose.
Prospective frustration.
Frustration of leases.
Contractual provisions for supervening events.
Foreseen and foreseeable events.
Self induced frustration.
Effects of frustration.
Nature of the doctrine