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Nature of contract: Definitions & Principles
Гражданское право
Semple Piggot Rochez Ltd
2003
226
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Так
Introduction............................................................................. 1
Definition of a contract ............................................................ 3
Promises ................................................................................. 4
Freedom of contract ................................................................ 6
Contract and the law of obligations ........................................... 7
Contract and tort ..................................................................... 8
Contract and equity ............................................................... 10
Contract and EC law............................................................... 12
Contract and the business world ........................................... 12
The general theory of contract ............................................... 14
Classification of contracts ....................................................... 17

Introduction............................................................................. 1
The Offer ................................................................................ 2
Acceptance ........................................................................... 10
Uncertain and Incomplete Agreements ................................... 15
Inchoate Agreements ............................................................. 16

Introduction............................................................................. 1
Presumption that Legal Relations were not Intended .................. 2
Presumption that there was Intention to Create Legal Relations .. 4

The Doctrine of Consideration.................................................. 1
The Nature of Consideration .................................................... 2
Consideration and Post-contractual Representations ............... 13
Promissory Estoppel .............................................................. 14

The Basic Rule.......................................................................... 1
Who is a Party to a Contract? .................................................. 2
Exemption Clauses and Third Parties ........................................ 2
Criticisms of the Doctrine of Privity .......................................... 3
Exceptions to the Doctrine ....................................................... 5
Assignment ............................................................................. 6
Imposing Contractual Burdens on Third Parties ........................ 6
Reform .................................................................................... 8

Introduction............................................................................. 1
Promises Contained in Deeds .................................................. 1
The Purpose of Formalities ....................................................... 2
The Formalities Required .......................................................... 2
Rescission and Variation of Contracts with Formal Requirements 5
Standard-form Contracts .......................................................... 6

Introduction............................................................................. 1
Terms ..................................................................................... 1
The Relative Importance of Terms ............................................ 3
Implied Terms .......................................................................... 4

Introduction ............................................................................ 1
The Problem of the Nature of Exclusion Clauses ....................... 1
The Problem of the Differing Common Law and Statutory
Approaches to Exclusion Clauses ....................................... 3
The Common Law Approach ................................................... 4
The Statutory Approach .......................................................... 7

Introduction ............................................................................ 1
The elements of a misrepresentation ......................................... 1
Remedies for misrepresentation ................................................ 5
Exclusion clauses and misrepresentation ................................ 10

Introduction ............................................................................ 1
Duress .................................................................................... 1
Undue influence ...................................................................... 3
Inequality of bargaining power .................................................. 7

Introduction ............................................................................ 1
Classification ........................................................................... 1
Common mistake ..................................................................... 2
Mutual mistake ........................................................................ 7
Unilateral mistake ..................................................................... 8
Mistaken identity ..................................................................... 9
Documents mistakenly signed................................................. 11

Public policy ............................................................................ 1
Problems of classification ......................................................... 1
Contracts illegal at common law ................................................ 3
Contracts void at common law ................................................. 5
Contracts void by statute ...................................................... 13
Contracts illegal by statute ..................................................... 15
Contract Law and the Human Rights Act ................................ 17
The Consequences of Illegality and Voidness ......................... 17
Reform .................................................................................. 19

Introduction ............................................................................ 1
What amounts to performance? ............................................... 1
The order of performance......................................................... 2
Entire contracts ....................................................................... 3
Discharge by agreement .......................................................... 5

Breach of Contract .................................................................. 1
Frustration .............................................................................. 8

Damages ................................................................................. 1
Equitable remedies ................................................................. 15
Specific Performance .............................................................. 15
Injunctions ............................................................................ 18
Quasi-contract ...................................................................... 19

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