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An Analysis of the English Common Law, Principles of Equity and their Application in a former British Colony, Cyprus

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ISBN13: 9789004313729
Published: October 2016
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: £99.00

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The book deals with the genesis, formation and development of two fundamental aspects of English Law, common law and equity. The common law laid down the rules governing cohabitation in communities and human rights. Equity was the offspring of natural law designed to prevent and remedy injustice resulting from unconscionable conduct. English law including both common law and equity was introduced in former British Colonies and dominions. In most of them it was retained after independence. This is the principal legacy of English colonization of countries. The introduction, application and retention of English law is reflected in Cyprus, a former British colony.

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European Jurisdictions, Cyprus
Table of English Cases
Table of Cyprus Cases
Chapter 1: Genesis of The Common Law
Chapter 2: Introduction to The Common Law and its Application in Cyprus
Chapter 3: Application and Development of The Common Law
Chapter 4: Binding Precedent
Chapter 5: Basic Principles of The Common Law
Chapter 6: The Administration of Justice
Chapter 7: Supplementary Reference to Principles of The Common Law
Chapter 8: Overview of The Common Law
Chapter 9: Origin and Principles of Equity
Chapter 10: Instantiation of the Application of the Principles of Equity
Chapter 11: Breach of Confidence
Chapter 12: Undue Influence
Chapter 13: Cause of Action and Issue Estoppel
Chapter 14: Trusts
Chapter 15: Duress
Chapter 16: Specific Performance
Chapter 17: Set Off
Chapter 18: Equitable Assignment
Chapter 19: Laches
Chapter 20: Subrogation
Chapter 21: Estoppel
Chapter 22: Promissory Estoppel
Chapter 23: Proprietary Estoppel
Chapter 24: Colonial Period
Chapter 25: Independence
Chapter 26: Application Of Common Law after Independence
Chapter 27: Cyprus Case Law on the Applicability of the Principles of Equity after Independence
Chapter 28: Epilogue
Index Per Chapter.