Contract Law Made Easy, September 2017

Simplifying contract law. Keeping people informed. Making it easy!

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781988506333
Release Date: September 30, 2017
NZD$ 79.99
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781988506340
Release Date: September 30, 2017
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Product description

Contract Law Made Easy, September 2017 is a good understanding of why contract law is essential for every business and organisation wanting to deal effectively and safely with others. When it comes to contracts there are many potential pitfalls. Is the contract you are considering entering into enforceable? How do you resolve misunderstandings? Are there any hidden traps? If you want the answers to these questions, and many others, this book is an indispensable resource.

Contract Law Made Easy sets out the practical essentials of contract law in New Zealand to help you avoid potential legal issues. Both the common law as well as key contract legislation is summarised, including the Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 which came into effect on 1 September 2017. A number of key commercial statutes were repealed and consolidated within the new Act.

By improving understanding, Contract Law Made Easy assists businesses to comply with their legal obligations.

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Table of contents

Contract basics

What is required to form a contract?

Types of contract

Privity of contract

Entering into contracts

Contract negotiations

Pre-contractual documents

False representations, deceptive and misleading conduct

Contract terms

Express terms

Implied terms

Standard terms

Unfair contract terms

Duration of contract




Substantial breach


Contracting out


Term of contract


Cheques in full and final settlement


Consequences of breach


Specific performance

Time limits

Contractual mistakes

Executing, varying and transferring contracts