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Doctrine and discretion in the law of contract

G. H. Treitel

Doctrine and discretion in the law of contract

an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 7 March 1980

by G. H. Treitel

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Published by Clarenden in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contracts -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.H. Treitel.
    SeriesInaugural lectures (University of Oxford) -- 1980
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD1554
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16432248M
    ISBN 100199515271

      Contracts: Cases and Doctrine s back-to-basics, case-based approach gives students ample doctrinal material as they sift through and analyze facts for prevailing themes and theory. Cases are lightly edited, or presented whole, to give first-year students the opportunity to develop case-analysis s:   freedom of contract; fruit of the poisonous tree; good-faith exception; ignorantia juris non excusat; implied powers; implied terms of a contract; in absentia; inherent jurisdiction; inherent powers; internal affairs doctrine; judicial discretion; laches; last clear chance; law of the case; learned intermediary; living tree doctrine; loss of chance.

    The doctrine of frustration is useful in this respect, as it provides a legal mechanism to prevent one party from gaining an imbalanced advantage from such unfortunate events, but at the same time, in light of the provisions contained within the Law Reform (Frustrated Contracts) Act , does ensure that a suffering party is at least offered.   The fundamental doctrines of Chinese contract law are set out in articles 3 to 7 of the Contract Law. They serve as the guidance for legislation and judicial interpretation of the relevant legislative provisions. They Doctrine of good faith; Public policy.

    Contract principles have a long history and they form a significant part of the way that lawyers think about many legal problems. As you will discover when you study insurance law, employment law, family law, and dozens of other practice areas, your knowledge of contract doctrine and theory will be invaluable. 88, Words, Pages in PDF.   Marcelo Figuereido Administrative discretion is critical in administrative process. Two foundational principles guiding a democratic government are transparency and accountability. The actions of public authorities therefore are viewed through the prism of rule of law in general and fundamental rig.


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Water law stands as a refutation of the still-common belief that English and European law parted ways irreversibly in the twelfth century. Getzler also describes the economic as well as the legal history of water use from early times, and examines the classical problem of the relationship between law and economic development.

Get this from a library. Doctrine and discretion in the law of contract: an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 7 March [G H Treitel].

nature of implied contract terms and it questions whether the doctrine is even a true implied term. This part also explores the relationship between the doctrine and contract as a form of private ordering.

Next, this part addresses whether the doctrine can be explained by the common law view that privateAuthor: Steven W. Feldman. Smith, J. C., ‘ Contracts – Mistake, Frustration and Implied Terms ’ () LQR –19 (radical criticism of mistake doctrine) (earlier criticism along the same lines can be found in C.

Slade, ‘The Myth of Mistake in the English Law of Contract’ () 70 LQR ). Hi Fellow Law students, I am sharing PDF notes, book and eBook for the subject - Contract Law for LLB and course students. The attached PDF eBook of Contract Law contains lecture quick revision notes that will help you understand the concepts & theories to score more marks in examinations.

Treitel's 'The Law of Contract' is a classic. Perhaps it will be the last of the great treatises on English contract law, coming from a tradition beginning with Powell's Essay upon the Law of Contracts and Agreements at the end of the eighteenth century, through writers such as Anson and Leake in the nineteenth and ultimately to Treitel in the last quarter of the twentieth Reviews: Hogg, The Doctrine of Executive Necessity in the Law of Contract, () 44 ALJP.

Hogg, Liability of the Crown in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom(Law Book Co, ) Searle v Commonwealth of Australia [] NSWCA Doctrine of Privity of Contract. Applicability of the Doctrine in India Discretion as to decreeing specific performance doctrine enforceable by law English law entered entitled fact fraud held High Court illegal implied Indian Contract Act Kumar Law of Contract liability Madhya Pradesh Madras Mills minor mistake MPLJ obligation Reviews: 2.

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Roman law. The Roman law of contracts, as found in the Byzantine emperor Justinian’s law books of the 6th century ce, reflected a long economic, social, and legal recognized various types of contracts and agreements, some of them enforceable, others not. A good deal of legal history turns upon the classifications and distinctions of the Roman law.

Almost everyone makes contracts everyday. Sometimes written contracts are required, e.g., when buying a house. However the vast majority of contracts can be and are made orally, like buying a law text book, or a coffee at a shop. Contract law can be classified, as is habitual in civil law systems, as part of a general law of obligations.

Consideration Doctrine. Begin by reading the following Restatement (Second) provisions concerning consideration doctrine. Restatement (Second) of Contracts § Requirement of a Bargain (1) Except as stated in Subsection (2), the formation of a contract requires a bargain in which there is a manifestation of mutual assent to the exchange and a consideration.

Void and Illegal Contracts 7 Contract Law 3: Performance and Discharge Performance Discharge by Agreement Discharge by Breach Discharge by Frustration Remedies for Breach of Contract 8 The Sale of Goods 1: The Contract, Property and Title Sale of Goods Distinction between Sale and Other Supply Contracts   Footnotes.

Justice Mason proposed damages as a remedy in the circumstances where ' the contract is one to which the government is a party and the contract relates to the grant of a licence or privilege which under the law depends upon the exercise of a statutory discretion by an officer who is not a party to the contract'.

Studying the law of contract As already stated, this guide is not a textbook. It must not be taken as a substitute for reading the texts, cases, statutes and journals. Its purpose is to take you through each topic in the syllabus for Elements of the Law of Contract in a way which will help you to understand contract law.

Mercantile Law: Remedies For Breach Of Contract 13 (a) General or ordinary damages: Such losses would be called the general or ordinary losses which can be seen as arising naturally and directly out of the breach in the usual course of the things.

They would be the unavoidable and logical consequence of the breach. English contract law is a body of law regulating contracts in England and Wales. With its roots in the lex mercatoria and the activism of the judiciary during the industrial revolution, it shares a heritage with countries across the Commonwealth (such as Australia, Canada, India), and to a lesser extent the United is also experiencing gradual change because of the UK's.

This chapter examines the role of the doctrine of consideration in the emergence of the action of assumpsit in England.

It establishes the time at which the action of assumpsit became associated with the doctrine of consideration and discusses the essential features of the doctrine during the 16th and 17th centuries. It discusses the details of the earliest example of a case involving.

The Rule of Law is among the major principles of the English Constitution. The doctrine was further adopted in the constitution of USA and India. The administrative law is totally based on the doctrine of the Rule of Law. The doctrine of the Rule of Law. Cheshire, Fifoot & Furmston’s Law of Contract is a classic text on contract law.

The first edition was published over seventy years ago. The book combines an account of the principles of the law of contract with analysis and insights, and the narrative brings understanding of complex contractual issues to a wider readership.

It starts by providing a historic introduction, and goes. Contract Theory and the Limits of Contract Law By Schwartz, Alan; Scott, Robert E The Yale Law Journal, Vol.No. 3, December Read preview Overview The Limits of Voluntariness in Contract By Robertson, Andrew Melbourne University Law Review, Vol.

29, No. 1. Contract principles have a long history and they form a significant part of the way that lawyers think about many legal problems. As you will discover when you study insurance law, employment law, family law, and dozens of other practice areas, your knowledge of contract doctrine and theory will be invaluable.

75, Words, Pages in PDF. Contract bar doctrine. The contract bar doctrine is a longstanding Board rule that states that that once a contract is executed, no representation elections are permitted in the unit covered in the agreement until it expires—for up to three years.