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Basic English law

Basic English law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): William T. Major
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Basingstoke : Macmillan Education, 1990
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Macmillan professional masters.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/basic-english-law/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XXIX, 293 pages ; 23 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Basic English law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Macmillan Education
  • Responsable Person: W.T. Major.
  • Publication Date: 1990
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 1990
  • Last edition Date: 1994
  • General Notes: Previous edition: published as Mastering basic English Law 1985.
    Includes index.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD661
  • Dewey Code: 344.2
  • ISBN: 0333532511 9780333532515 0333532503 9780333532508 033353252X 9780333532522
  • OCLC: 20454988

Main Contents

Part 1 Preliminary matters: historical background; source of law; the system of courts; basic legal concepts. Part 2 Breaches of law: criminal law; the law of torts; the tort of negligence; the law of real property; company law. Part 3 Contracts: contractual rights and obligations; the authenticity of agreement; contractual validity; breach of contract and discharge. Part 4 Commercial law: agency; partnership; sale of goods; consumer credit; the assignment of things in action; bills of exchange; cheques and promisory notes.

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This second edition concentrates on basic English law and is now in the Law series.

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