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.


Format: Paperback

NZD$ 160.00
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Release Date: November 01, 2016
ISBN/ISSN: 9780947514044

Product description

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

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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

    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