Introduction to Commercial Law, 5th edition

Introduction to Commercial Law is an invaluable source of reliable and well-researched material on commercial law, tailored to the needs of the academic market.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780947514044

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Introduction to Commercial Law is and invaluable source of reliable and well-researched material on commercial law, written by authorities in the field.

Drawn from the online looseleaf, Commercial Law in New Zealand, this edition of Introduction to Commercial Law examines the law of contract, sale of goods, specific contracts, secured transactions, consumer protection legislation (Fair Trading Act, Consumer Guarantees Act and Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act) plus insolvency and dispute resolution.


  • Based on authoritative online resource
  • Content is tried and proven in NZ commercial law classes over twenty years.
  • Students can rely on what’s in here to be relevant and appropriate for their studies

Related Titles

Carter and Ren, Carter’s Guide to New Zealand Contract Law, 2016
Burrows, Finn Todd, Law of Contract in New Zealand, 5th ed, 2015
Michalik and Boyes, Insurance Claims in New Zealand, 2015
Tokeley (ed.) Consumer Law in New Zealand, 2nd ed, 2014
Trotman and Wilson, Fair Trading: Misleading or Deceptive Conduct, 2nd ed, 2013

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Table of contents

Part One: Introduction

Chapter 1: Introduction

Part Two: General Principles of Contract Law

Chapter 2: Introduction – the nature of contract

Chapter 3: Formation of a Contract

Chapter 4: The Terms of the Contract

Chapter 5: Vitiating Elements

Chapter 6: Privity and Assignment

Chapter 7: Misrepresentation and Breach of Contract

Chapter 8: Discharge of Contract

Part Three: Contracts for the Sale of Goods

Chapter 9: Scope of the Sale of Goods Act

Chapter 10: Passing of Property and Risk

Chapter 11: Sales Without Title

Chapter 12: Terms of the Contract

Chapter 13: Performance of the Contract

Chapter 14: Remedies of the Seller

Chapter 15: Remedies of the Buyer

Chapter 16: Some Particular Kinds of Sales

Part Four: Other Specific Contracts

Chapter 17: Bailment and carriage of goods

Chapter 18: Export trade contracts

Chapter 19: Agency

Chapter 20: Guarantees

Chapter 21: Nature and Formation of Insurance Contracts

Chapter 22: Insurance, non-disclosure and misstatement

Chapter 23 : Insurer’s Liabilities

Chapter 24: Insurance Intermediaries

Part Five: Secured transactions

Chapter 25: Secured Transactions: An Introduction

Chapter 26: Personal Property Securities

Chapter 27: Hire Purchase Agreements

Chapter 28: Credit (Repossession) Act 1997

Chapter 29: Mortgages

Part Six: Consumer Protection legislation

Chapter 30: Fair Trading Act 1986

Chapter 31: Consumer Guarantees Act 1993

Chapter 32: Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003