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Halsbury's Laws of Canada - Contracts (2013 Reissue)

This title delivers a clear understanding with a straightforward narrative of the law explaining key elements, outlining basic principles and shedding light on a wide variety of important principles.
Publication Language: English
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The law of contracts is one of the bedrocks of the common law, and issues of offer, acceptance, breach and remedy run through virtually every field of legal practice. This makes a clear understanding of the application of contract law a definite prerequisite for every lawyer.

Authoritatively crafted, newly revised and co-authored by one of Canada's leading scholars on the topic, the Halsbury's Contracts (2013 Reissue) title delivers that understanding with a straightforward narrative of the law - explaining key elements, outlining basic principles and shedding light on a wide variety of important principles. It is a valuable resource that is especially helpful for those who are seeking a solid and thoughtful grounding in contract law that addresses the black letter law while illuminating the subtle nuances that arise out of it. Topics covered in this unique reference include:
  • Offer and acceptance
    • Special cases
    • Indefiniteness
    • Protection of the negotiating process
  • Enforcement of contracts
    • Generally
    • Consideration
    • Formality - contracts under seal
    • Reliance
  • Third Party Beneficiary Rule
  • Legal and equitable assignment
  • Formal requirements for contracts
  • Statute of Frauds considerations
  • Contractual capacity
  • Contractual interpretation
  • Consent
  • Conditions
    • General considerations
    • Express and implied conditions
  • Remedies
  • Common law and statutory illegality
  • And much more
Special Features
  • Enhanced contents
    • General table of contents to the level of Chapter headings
    • Detailed table of contents to the level of clause headings
    • Detailed sectional contents set out within the commentary for each chapter and section
  • References and abbreviations - An alphabetical listing of special references and abbreviations used in the volume, with an explanation of their meaning
  • Selected secondary sources - Setting out selected texts, articles, and other secondary sources pertaining to the subject that the reader may find to be relevant and helpful
  • Glossary of definitions - Identifying words and phrases defined in legislation governing testate and intestate succession, and providing the text of the definition in each jurisdiction for easy reference. A valuable "quick reference" in a field marked by a wide variety of statutes promulgated across many jurisdictions
Plus
  • Table of Cases
  • Table of Statutes and Statutory Instruments
  • List of Related Titles
  • Index


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Table of contents

I. Introduction
II. Offer and Acceptance
III. Criteria of Enforcement
IV. Third Party Beneficiary Rule
V. Assignment
VI. Formal Requirements
VII. Capacity to Consent
VIII. Interpretation of Contacts
IX. Excuses for Contractual Obligations
X. Conditions
XI. Remedies for Breach of Contract
XII. Illegality