Introduction to Commercial Law, 5th edition
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Drawn from the online looseleaf, Commercial Law in New Zealand, Introduction to Commercial Law examines the law of contract generally, the law of sale of goods, a range of specific types of contract, secured transactions and consumer protection legislation (the Fair Trading Act, Consumer Guarantees Act and Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act).
Authored by a panel of New Zealand legal academics who are leaders in their fields and containing detailed commentary and citations that provide a wide coverage of modern commercial law in New Zealand, Introduction to Commercial Law is an indispensable reference tool for all involved in the study and analysis of commercial law.
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
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
Part Six: Consumer Protection legislation
Chapter 29: Fair Trading Act 1986
Chapter 30: Consumer Guarantees Act 1993
Chapter 31: Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003