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Business law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Corporations in general

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Abdul Kadar, Ken Hoyle
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Butterworth-Heinemann, 1996
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Made simple books.
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Short Description

XII, 513 pages ; 22 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Abdul Kadar, Ken Hoyle, Geoffrey Whitehead.
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 9 editions
  • First edition Date: 1984
  • Last edition Date: 1999
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD2057
  • Dewey Code: 344.20665
  • ISBN: 0750625511 9780750625517
  • OCLC: 39681518

Main Contents

Framework of business law; law and business entities; business entities; unincorporated associations; limited companies; law of contract; nature of contract; offer, acceptance and value consideration; circumstances affecting the validity of contract; terms of contract; misrepresentation; discharge of contracts; how the law enforces contractual obligations; agency; specialized sections of law; contracts for sale of goods; insurance; law of carriage by land, sea and air; negotiable instruments; arbitration; public law; administrative law; business and the law of tort; introduction to the law of tort; negligence; liability of occupiers of premises; trespass to property; nuisance; defamation; miscellaneous torts; business property; law of property.

Summary Note

This is an introduction for all students of business who need a thorough understanding of how the law affects commercial organizations. The book covers the majority of the business law syllabuses of most professional bodies. Questions and exercises are included to help with revision practice. '''

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If you wish to locate similar books to “Business law”, they can be found under the 344.20665 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KD2057 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Business law” in an on-line library catalog, the official Library of Congress Subject Headings under which they can be found are:

Commercial law
Corporation law
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