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Developments in the law of contracts

D. M. McRae

Developments in the law of contracts

by D. M. McRae

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Published by Centre for Continuing Education, University of British Columbia in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Contracts -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Addenda--[2] fold. leaves inserted.

      StatementD. M. McRae.
      SeriesNew B.C. law
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 p. ;
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5243150M
      LC Control Number75314764

      The book begins with the most basic, core concept of contract law—exchange. The book teaches exchange using simple cases drawn from the actual development of the exchange concept’s most obvious manifestation—the doctrine of consideration. These cases have basic but engaging facts. They do not take long to read, but they must be read. The Roman law, however, as crystallized in Justinian’s law books, tended to confirm the notion that something more than an informal expression of agreement was required if a contract was to be upheld by a court. Another significant influence in the development of contract law on the Continent was the Roman Catholic Church.

      CONTRACT LAW. MICHAEL. D. BAYLES* In recent years, interest in the theory of contract law has in-creased. Many articles and several recent books have developed philosophical or jurisprudential perspectives on contract law. 1. This introduction aims to place the major views in perspective by con-. The Indian Contract Act, prescribes the law relating to contracts in India and is the key act regulating Indian contract Act is based on the principles of English Common is applicable to all the states of India. It determines the circumstances in which promises made by the parties to a contract shall be legally binding.

      development at at a glance guide to a glance guide to a glance guide to basic principles of english contract law prepared by lawyers from table of contents i formation of a contract a. offer b. acceptance c. consideration d. contractual intention e. form ii contents of a contract. The Journal of Contract Law (JCL) is devoted to the comprehensive analysis of current issues and developments in contract law, both in Australia and overseas. The JCL is a refereed journal and its Editorial Board comprises leading international contract scholars. The JCL publishes in-depth articles, as well as shorter articles and comments, review articles, and book reviews.


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