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Commercial law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD1629

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Jothi Reddy, A. P. Dobson, Alan Paul. Dobson, Rob Stokes
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Thomson Sweet & Maxwell, 2008
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Series title: Sweet & Maxwell's textbook series.
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Short Description

Xlvii, 507 pages ; 25 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

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

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Bibliographic information

  • Publishers: Sweet & MaxwellThomson Reuters
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 16 editions
  • First edition Date: 1994
  • Last edition Date: 2012
  • General Notes: Previous edition: published as Sale of goods and consumer credit. 2000.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD1629
  • Dewey Code: 346.4207
  • ISBN: 9780421901308 0421901306
  • OCLC: 233265605

Main Contents

Part I: Sale of goods
Introduction and definition of a contract of sale of goods
Formation and cancellation of the contract
The passing of property and risk
Perishing of goods
Seller not the owner
Terms of the contract
Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982
Product liability
Exemption clauses and unfair terms
Delivery and payment
Sellers' remedies
Buyer's remedies
The measure of damages
Auction sales
E-Commerce and distance selling
Unfair trading practices. Part II: Consumer credit
Introduction and definition of hire purchase and other forms of never-never
The Consumer Credit Act 1974
Advertising and seeking business
Formation of a consumer credit agreement
Creditor's liability in respect of goods or services supplied
Enforcement by the creditor or owner
Termination of hire-purchase contracts
Termination of credit sale, conditional sale and consumer hire agreements. Part III: Agency
The law of agency
The creation of agency
The duties of an agent
The rights of an agent against his principal
Contracts made by agents
Commercial agents
Termination of agency.

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