Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Commercial Law II (Bailment / Sale of Goods)

Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Format::  Hardcover Book, 2
ISBN:: 9780433466581


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Tyler Botten, B.Sc., LL.B.

Bailment is an important legal and commercial relationship that arises upon delivery of personal chattels in trust. This title provides a clear discussion of the rights and obligations of bailers and bailees, and sets out the legal framework that governs the area. Topics covered include:

Sale of Goods
Valerie Steeves, BA., J.D., Ph.D.

Sale of goods law, which deals with the creation, interpretation and execution of contracts for the sale of personal property, is one of the key foundations of commercial law. This accessible title concisely explains the rules governing the sale of goods in Canada, including topics such as:

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Meaning and Classification
    2. Bailment Distinguished from Other Relationships
  2. Gratuitous Bailment
    1. General Considerations
    2. Deposit
    3. Mandate
    4. Gratuitous Loan for Use
  3. Bailment For Valuable Consideration
    1. General Considerations
    2. Hire of Chattels
    3. Hire of Storage
    4. Hire of Work and Labour
  4. Remedies And Damages
    1. Disputes between Bailor and Bailee
    2. Rights and Obligations as Regards Third Parties
    3. Measure of Damages
Sale of Goods
    1. Overview
    2. Meaning of 'Sale'
    The Contract
    1. Basic Elements of the Contract
    2. Conditions and Warranties
    Transfer of Title in Goods
    1. When Transfer Takes Place
    2. Right of Disposal
    3. Allocation of Risk
    4. Sales without proper title
    Performance of the Contract
    1. Delivery of the goods
    2. Acceptance of the Goods
    Rights of the Parties Against the Goods
    1. Rights of the Seller
    2. Buyer's Liens
    Actions for Breach of the Contract
    1. General
    2. Actions by Seller
    3. Action by Buyer for Non-delivery
    4. Specific performance
    5. Breach of Warranty
    Sales by Auction Sales in Quebec

    Tyler Botten, B.Sc., LL.B. / Valerie Steeves, BA., J.D., Ph.D.

    Tyler Botten, B.Sc., LL.B., is an Ottawa-based lawyer whose practice focuses on criminal and regulatory offences. He attended law school at the University of New Brunswick where he graduated with distinction and was awarded the Law Faculty Prize. He is the co-Founder of the University's Criminal Law Society and completed his articles at Gowling, Lafleur Henderson.

    Valerie Steeves, BA., J.D., Ph.D., formerly practiced corporate commercial law in Toronto and is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology with a cross-appointment in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. Her main area of research is law and technology issues. Professor Steeves has written and spoken extensively on privacy, and is currently a researcher with the New Transparency project at Queen's University. The project is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and examines surveillance as a technology of governance in late modern societies. Professor Steeves is also an active participant in the privacy policy making process and a frequent intervenor before parliamentary committees. She is a member of the Technical Committee on Privacy of the Canadian Standards Association and the Committee on Scientific Freedom and Responsibility of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Chair of the National Privacy Coalition. In 2004, Professor Steeves she was awarded the Labelle Lectureship at McMaster University, a juried prize that recognizes scholars engaged in cutting-edge multi-disciplinary research that challenges existing methods or accepted ideas.

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