Carter’s Breach of Contract, 2nd edition

Authoritative and comprehensive coverage of breach of contact and its consequences

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409348354
Published: October 31, 2018
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409348378
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Carter’s Breach of Contract provides comprehensive guidance on the proof and consequences of breach, through detailed discussion and analysis of both English and Australian law. It is the leading text in the Commonwealth on the law of breach of contract, being regularly cited by the courts, including the High Court of Australia. The second edition is fully revised and updated to include key developments since the publication of the seminal first edition.


  • Authoritative discussion
  • Comprehensive guidance
  • Extensive bibliography
  • Detailed index

Related Titles

Carter, Contract Law in Australia, 7th ed, 2018
Carter, Cases and Materials on Contract Law in Australia, 6th ed, 2011
Carter, Carter’s Guide to Australian Contract Law, 3rd ed, 2015
Carter, Quick Reference Card — Contract Law I, 2nd ed, 2015
Carter, Quick Reference Card — Contract Law II, 2nd ed, 2015
Mason, Carter & Tolhurst, Mason & Carter’s Restitution Law in Australia, 3rd ed, 2016


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Table of contents

Part I - Proof of Breach and Bases For a Right to Terminate

1. Introduction

2. Failure to Perform

3. Bases for a Right to Terminate

Part II - Breach of Contractual Terms

4. Types of Contractual Terms

5. Breach of Condition

6. Breach of Terms Other than Conditions

PART III - Repudiation and Anticipatory Breach

7. General Principles of Repudiation and Anticipatory Breach

8. Repudiation and Anticipatory Breach Based on Words or Conduct

9. Repudiation and Anticipatory Breach Based on an Inability to Perform

Part IV - Election

10. Exercise of the Right to Terminate

11. Continuation of Performance and Revival of the Right to Terminate

Part V - The Consequences of Termination

12. General Principles and Enforcement of Terms

13. Claims for Damages, Performance and Restitution