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(p. 573) Part VII Good Faith 

(p. 573) Part VII Good Faith
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Mindy Chen-Wishart

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date: 27 February 2020

English law does not currently recognise a general duty of good faith, but this position is increasingly being challenged. In addition, good faith informs a diverse range of legal doctrines and principles. This chapter addresses the following: the meaning of good faith; good faith in current contract law; and the nature of good faith. It further considers whether English law should recognise a general good faith doctrine and the difference this might make to various aspects of the law.

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