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6. The formation of the contract

6. The formation of the contract  

Lee Roach

in Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191811036
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748380.003.0006
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9780198748380
This chapter examines the legal requirements relating to the formation of a contract. It discusses the five essential elements of a contract, namely offer, acceptance (offer and acceptance ... More
2. The Agreement

2. The Agreement  

Jack Beatson, Andrew Burrows, and John Cartwright

in Anson's Law of Contract (30th edn)

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May 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191799372
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10.1093/he/9780198734789.003.0002
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9780198734789
A contract consists of an actionable promise or promises. Every such promise involves at least two parties, a promisor and a promisee, and an outward expression of common intention and of ... More
8. Relations between agent and third party

8. Relations between agent and third party  

Eric Baskind, Greg Osborne, and Lee Roach

in Commercial Law (2nd edn)

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Mar 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191801464
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198729358.003.0008
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9780198729358
This chapter considers the relations between the agent and third party. The typical function of an agent is to affect the legal position of his principal in relation to third parties, ... More
Legal Traditions of the WorldSustainable diversity in law

Legal Traditions of the World: Sustainable diversity in law (5th edn)  

H. Patrick Glenn

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May 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191784613
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199669837.001.0001
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9780199669837
This book offers a major new means of conceptualizing law and legal relations across the world. National laws are placed in the broader context of major legal traditions, those of chthonic ... More
7. Leases

7. Leases  

Ben McFarlane, Nicholas Hopkins, and Sarah Nield

in Land Law

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191799563
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10.1093/he/9780198735328.003.0007
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9780198735328
This chapter deals with leases and how they relate to the content, acquisition, and defences questions. It first considers the distinction between a lease and a licence, noting that such a ... More
18. The Means of Dispute Settlement

18. The Means of Dispute Settlement  

John Merrills

in International Law (5th edn)

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191834080
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198791836.003.0018
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9780198791836
This chapter discusses the various methods available for the peaceful settlement of international disputes. These include diplomatic methods (negotiation, mediation, inquiry, and ... More
2. Agreement

2. Agreement  

Mindy Chen-Wishart

in Contract Law (6th edn)

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Mar 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191844072
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198806356.003.0002
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9780198806356
How does contract law determine whether the parties have committed to the contract and what each has committed to? This chapter discusses the following: the objective test of intentions; ... More
JC Smith's The Law of Contract

JC Smith's The Law of Contract (2nd edn)  

Paul S. Davies

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191863448
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198807810.001.0001
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book
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9780198807810
Driven by exposition of the leading cases, JC Smith’s The Law of Contract offers the perfect balance between accessibility and authority. The strong focus on cases guides the reader through ... More
1. The history and nature of international law

1. The history and nature of international law  

Gleider Hernández

in International Law

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Apr 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191811494
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748830.003.0001
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9780198748830
This introductory chapter provides an overview of the history and nature of international law. Rather than regulating the behaviour of individuals in their relations with one another, ... More
11. Diplomatic protection and issues of standing

11. Diplomatic protection and issues of standing  

Gleider Hernández

in International Law

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Apr 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191811494
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748830.003.0011
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9780198748830
This chapter discusses the notion of ‘diplomatic protection’, or the idea that a State may espouse the claims of its nationals and claim on their behalf. Because diplomatic protection by a ... More
5. International law and environmental protection

5. International law and environmental protection  

Stuart Bell, Donald McGillivray, Ole W. Pedersen, Emma Lees, and Elen Stokes

in Environmental Law (9th edn)

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Jun 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191811043
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748328.003.0005
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9780198748328
This chapter describes the development, scope, and application of international environmental law, which has expanded significantly since the late 1960s. The focus is on international ... More
Cheshire, Fifoot, and Furmston's Law of Contract

Cheshire, Fifoot, and Furmston's Law of Contract (17th edn)  

MP Furmston

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191809576
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198747383.001.0001
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9780198747383
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 ... More
7. The law of treaties

7. The law of treaties  

Gleider Hernández

in International Law

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Apr 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191811494
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198748830.003.0007
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9780198748830
This chapter describes the law of treaties. As defined in Article 2(2) of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT), a treaty can be embodied in a single instrument, or in two or ... More
4. Contracts and informal relationsThe intention to create legal relations

4. Contracts and informal relations: The intention to create legal relations  

TT Arvind

in Contract Law (2nd edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868047
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198829263.003.0004
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9780198829263
This chapter focuses on the requirement that the parties to a contract must have the intention to create legal relations for it to become legally binding. It considers how we decide whether ... More
Contract Law

Contract Law (2nd edn)  

TT Arvind

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868047
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198829263.001.0001
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9780198829263
Contract Law provides a uniquely practical approach to the topic. The text is divided into four parts. Part I covers forming contracts. It looks at bargaining and agreeing, and ... More
5. Intention, Capacity, Consideration, and Privity

5. Intention, Capacity, Consideration, and Privity  

Lucy Jones

in Introduction to Business Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191820878
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198766261.003.0005
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9780198766261
This chapter examines issues relating to contract formation. It discusses the elements of an intention to create legal relations and the presumptions relating to commercial or business ... More
2. Agreement

2. Agreement  

Mindy Chen-Wishart

in Contract Law (5th edn)

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Mar 2015
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191794247
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199689163.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199689163
How does contract law determine whether the parties have committed to the contract and what each has committed to? This chapter discusses the following: the objective test of intentions; ... More
6. Relations with third parties

6. Relations with third parties  

MA Clarke, RJA Hooley, RJC Munday, LS Sealy, AM Tettenborn, and PG Turner

in Commercial Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (5th edn)

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191784835
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199692088.003.0006
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9780199692088
This chapter examines how contracts made by the agent affect the legal relations of the principal with regard to third parties. When considering the rights and liabilities arising under a ... More
19. The Means of Dispute Settlement

19. The Means of Dispute Settlement  

John Merrills

in International Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2014
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191783623
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199654673.003.0019
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chapter
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9780199654673
This chapter discusses the various methods available for the peaceful settlement of international disputes. These include diplomatic methods (negotiation, mediation, inquiry, and ... More
JC Smith's The Law of Contract

JC Smith's The Law of Contract  

Paul S Davies

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
eISBN: 
9780191797842
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198733539.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198733539
JC Smith's The Law of Contract presents a straightforward introduction to contract law combining focussed case coverage with incisive analysis. Based on the seminal work by Sir ... More

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