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Essentials of Irish Business Law 5th ed

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ISBN13: 9780717143801
Previous Edition ISBN: 0717137015
Published: August 2008
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The latest edition of this popular introductory textbook on Irish business law reflects all the major legislative and case law changes in Irish law since 2004. The book provides students with a broad knowledge of the principles of Irish law as it affects commercial transactions

New developments examined, including:-

  • Courts and Court Officers Act 2007
  • Personal Injuries Assessment Board
  • Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004
  • Consumer Protection Act 2007
  • European Enlargement and Restructuring
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • Permit Act 2006
  • Protection of Employment Act 2007
Each chapter contains:-
  • A list of important topics covered and a summary of the purpose of the chapter
  • Presentation of the related rules of law to help students assimilate the necessary facts
  • List of important cases and/or statutes referred to
  • A progress test based on the contents of the chapter
  • Useful internet resources for further research
Written primarily for students sitting examinations in third level and professional institutes, including:-
  • Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators
  • Marketing Institute
  • Institute of International Trade of Ireland
  • Irish Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management
Suitable for students taking any introductory law course and ideal for revision purposes as past exam questions from professional bodies are included

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Irish Law
Part 1: Introduction to the Study of Law
Chapter 1: Functions and Source of Law
Chapter 2: Division of Law: Civil and Criminal
Chapter 3: Administration of Law
Chapter 4: Structure of the Courts
Part 2: Elements of the Law of Tort
Chapter 5: Principles of Liability
Chapter 6: Remedies
Chapter 7: Negligence
Chapter 8: Defamation
Part 3: Law of Contract
Chapter 9: Nature of a Contract
Chapter 10: Offer and Acceptance
Chapter 11: Consideration
Chapter 12: Intention to Create Legal Relations
Chapter 13: Terms of a Contract
Chapter 14: Form of a Contract
Chapter 15: Misrepresentation
Chapter 16: Mistake in Contract
Chapter 17: Duress and Undue Influence
Chapter 18: Contracts Illegal or Contrary to Public Policy
Chapter 19: Capacity to Contract
Chapter 20: Discharge of Contract
Chapter 21: Remedies for Breach of Contract
Part 4: Commercial Law
Chapter 22: Negotiable Instruments
Chapter 23: Bills of Exchange
Chapter 24: Cheques and Promissory Notes
Chapter 25: Agency
Chapter 26: Sales of Goods
Chapter 27: Hire Purchase and Leasing
Chapter 28: Insurance
Part 5: European Union Law
Chapter 29: European Union Law
Part 6: Employment Law
Chapter 30: Employment Law
Part 7: Law of Persons
Chapter 31: Partnerships
Chapter 32: Companies