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Contract Law: Australian Edition


ISBN13: 9781137502612
Published: August 2015
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £45.00



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A complete adaptation of Ewan McKendric's classic bestselling text on English contract law, the chapters offer unique insight into topics through comparison, where, relavant, of Australian and English Law.

Incoporating original research and analysis of cases throughout, the text encourages students to think critically about the rules of contract law. each chapter features content summaries, exercises and case studies.

With useful end-of-chapter summaries and exercises, this clear and engaging text is an ideal companion for all students taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses in contract law.

Subjects:
Contract Law, Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
1. Introduction

PART I: THE FORMATION AND SCOPE OF A CONTRACT
2. Agreement: Clearing the Ground
3. Offer and Acceptance
4. Certainty and Agreement Mistakes
5. Consideration and Form
6. Estoppel
7. Intention to Create Legal Relations
8. Third Party Rights

PART II: THE CONTENT OF A CONTRACT
9. What is a Term?
10. The Sources of Contractual Terms
11. The Classification of Contractual Terms
12. Exclusion Clauses

PART III: POLICING THE CONTRACT
13. A Duty to Disclose Material Facts?
14. Misrepresentation
15. Common Mistake and Frustration
16. Illegality
17. Capacity
18. Unfair Exploitation and Unfair Contracts

PART IV: PERFORMANCE, DISCHARGE AND REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT
19. Performance and Discharge of the Contract
20. Breach of Contract
21. Damages for Breach of Contract
22. Obtaining an Adequate Remedy