Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials, 4th edition (eBook)

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In Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials, the authors draw together the key decisions and relevant legislation that illustrate the development of legal principles underpinning Australian contract law. Each case extract includes a summary of the most important elements — court, facts, issue, and decision — and helpful comments to assist readers to understand why a particular case is important and the principle to be drawn from the decision.

 

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In Principles of Australian Contract Law: Cases and Materials, the authors draw together the key decisions and relevant legislation that illustrate the development of legal principles underpinning Australian contract law. Each case extract includes a summary of the most important elements — court, facts, issue, and decision — and helpful comments to assist readers to understand why a particular case is important and the principle to be drawn from the decision. Relevant secondary sources are also included to expand critical thinking on many topics.

The fourth edition of this text has been fully revised to ensure alignment with current teaching. New case extracts include:

  • Australian Financial Services and Leasing v Hills Industries (2014)
  • CA & CA Ballan Pty Ltd v Oliver Hume (Aust) (2017)
  • Commonwealth Bank v Barker (2014)
  • Electricity Generation Corp v Woodside Energy (2014)
  • Gynch v Polish Club Ltd (2015)
  • Hayward v Zurich Insurance Co (2016)
  • Paciocco v ANZ Banking Group (2016)
  • Pavlovic v Universal Music Australia (2015)
  • Richmond v Moore Stephens Adelaide (2015)
  • Together with its companion textbook, Principles of Australian Contract Law, this text makes an ideal resource for students, practitioners, and anyone wishing to understand this complex area of law.

     

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    Table of contents


    Ch 1. Introduction



    PART 1 HISTORY AND THEORY

    Ch 2. History of Contract Law

    Ch 3. Contract Theory



    PART 2 FORMATION OF A CONTRACT

    Ch 4. The Fact of Agreement

    Ch 5. The Requirements of Certainty and Completeness

    Ch 6. Consideration

    Ch 7. Intention to Create Legal Relations

    Ch 8. The Requirement of Writing

    Ch 9. Capacity



    PART 3 TERMS OF A CONTRACT

    Ch 10. Express Terms

    Ch 11. Implied Terms

    Ch 12. Construction of Contractual Terms

    Ch 13. Construction of Exclusion Clauses



    PART 4 VITIATING FACTORS

    Ch 14. Misprepresentation

    Ch 15. Misleading or Deceptive Conduct

    Ch 16. Mistake

    Ch 17. Duress

    Ch 18. Undue Influence

    Ch 19. Unconscionable Transactions

    Ch 20. Contracts Review Act 1980 (NSW)

    Ch 21. Unfair Contracts



    PART 5 DISCHARGE

    Ch 22. Discharge by Performance

    Ch 23. Discharge by Agreement

    Ch 24. Discharge by Breach

    Ch 25. Discharge by Frustration



    PART 6 ILLEGALITY

    Ch 26. Statutory Illegality

    Ch 27. Common Law Illegality

    Ch 28. Effect of Illegality



    PART 7 REMEDIES BASED ON CONTRACT

    Ch 29. Damages for Breach of Contract

    Ch 30. Actions for a Fixed Sum and Debt

    Ch 31. Specific Performance

    Ch 32. Injunctions

    Ch 33. Equitable Damages

    Ch 34. Rectification

    Ch 35. Rescission



    PART 8 OTHER BASES OF RELIEF

    Ch 36. Equitable Estoppel

    Ch 37. Liability in the Law of Torts

    Ch 38. Restitution



    PART 9 THIRD PARTY RIGHTS

    Ch 39. Privity of Contract

    Ch 40. Assignment of Contractual Rights and Liabilities