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Commercial law

Commercial law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Compends. Courses of study

Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Sweet & Maxwell, 2004
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Nutshells.
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Short Description

1 volume.

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

  • Responsable Person: Mendel Bickovsky.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 1 editions
  • First edition Date: 2004
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD661
  • Dewey Code: 346.4207
  • ISBN: 0421797401 9780421797406
  • OCLC: 53122713

Main Contents

Overview of the Sale of Goods Act 1979. The implied terms and their exclusion. Duties of the buyer and the seller. Rights of the unpaid seller. The transfer of property: risk, mistake and frustration. Retention of title. Title conflicts. The remedies of the buyer and the seller. Additional remedies in consumer cases. The bill of lading. FOB and CIF contracts. The nature of agency and the types of authority. Disclosed and undisclosed agency. The rights and duties of the principal and the agent. Termination of agency. Examination checklist. Sample Questions and Model Answers.

Summary Note

Presenting the essentials of commercial law, this work explains the basic principles, and analyses cases. It includes cases on the meaning of 'acceptance'; sets out the additional rights of buyers in consumer cases; and considers the rights and duties of self-employed commercial agents. It also contains an examination checklist. '''

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  • Article Name: Commercial law
  • Author: Ralph A. Hamlett
  • Description: Commercial law Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Compends. Courses of study Edition Details [...]

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Commercial law

Compends. Courses of study


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