The Law of Contract in South Africa by Dale Hutchison

The Law of Contract in South Africa

byDale Hutchison, Chris Pretorius, Tjakie Naude

Paperback | October 15, 2012

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This book introduces students to the general principles of contract law with specific application to South Africa. It integrates the common law, statutory law and constitutional perspectives, The text supports learning and the development of independent academic skills through various learningfeatures. This edition includes a full new chapter addressing the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008.

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Dale Hutchison is Professor in the Department of Private Law at the University of Cape Town. Chris Pretorius is Professor in the Department of Private Law at the University of South Africa. Tjakie Naude is Professor in the Department of Private Law at the University of South Africa. Jacques du Plessis is Professor of Private Law at Un...

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Title:The Law of Contract in South AfricaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.03 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199055114

ISBN - 13:9780199055111

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Table of Contents

Part One: Nature and Basis of Contract1. Nature and Basis of ContractPart Two: Formation of a Contract2. Offer and acceptance3. Mistake / Absence of Consensus4. Improperly Obtained ConsensusPart Three: Requirements of a Valid Contract5. Contractual Capacity6. Formalities7. Legality8. Possibility and CertaintyPart Four: Contents and operation of a Contract9. Parties to Contracts10. Obligations and Terms11. Interpretation of ContractsPart Five: Breach of Contract12. Forms of Breach13. Remedies for BreachPart Six: Transfer and Termination of Rights and Obligations14. Cession15. Termination of ObligationsPart Seven: Consumer Protection Act 68 of 200816. Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008Part Eight: Drafting17. Drafting of Contracts