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Business Transactions Law 8e (eBook)



    Edition: 8th Edition
  • Format: eBook
  • ISBN: 9780702198786
  • Language(s): English
  • Extent: 972 Pages
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  • Category: Commercial Law

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This book addresses fundamental questions about business transactions. The eighth edition has been substantially revised and updated to include developments up until 1 April 2011.

The updates include:

  • A new chapter on consumer agreements, examining both the Consumer Protection Act and the regulations
  • Changes to contractual capacity brought about by the Children's Act 2005 and Companies Act 2008
  • Important decisions affecting basic principles of common law illegality, notably Bredenkamp and Others v Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd
  • Changes to agency introduced by the Companies Act 2008
  • A comprehensive discussion of insurance
  • The chapter on employment has been expanded to include numerous additional case summaries
  • The chapter on credit agreements includes important cases interpreting the National Credit Act
  • In the area of security - an issue of huge importance, not yet resolved, is addressed: the mortgagee's right to immediate execution versus the mortgagor's constitutional right to have access to adequate housing
  • The Consumer Protection Act has affected various areas of commercial law and several chapters have been amended to reflect these developments.

  • Introduction
  • Formation of the contract
  • Effect of the contract
    - General
    - Miscellaneous contracts
  • Non-performance of the contract
  • Security
  • Insolvency
  • Appendices
    - Electronic transactions
    - Outline of certain aspects of the law of property
    - Employment Equity Act, 1998: Affirmative action

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This book addresses fundamental questions about business transactions. The eighth edition has been substantially revised and updated to include developments up until 1 April 2011.

The updates include:

  • A new chapter on consumer agreements, examining both the Consumer Protection Act and the regulations
  • Changes to contractual capacity brought about by the Children's Act 2005 and Companies Act 2008
  • Important decisions affecting basic principles of common law illegality, notably Bredenkamp and Others v Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd
  • Changes to agency introduced by the Companies Act 2008
  • A comprehensive discussion of insurance
  • The chapter on employment has been expanded to include numerous additional case summaries
  • The chapter on credit agreements includes important cases interpreting the National Credit Act
  • In the area of security - an issue of huge importance, not yet resolved, is addressed: the mortgagee's right to immediate execution versus the mortgagor's constitutional right to have access to adequate housing
  • The Consumer Protection Act has affected various areas of commercial law and several chapters have been amended to reflect these developments.

  • Introduction
  • Formation of the contract
  • Effect of the contract
    - General
    - Miscellaneous contracts
  • Non-performance of the contract
  • Security
  • Insolvency
  • Appendices
    - Electronic transactions
    - Outline of certain aspects of the law of property
    - Employment Equity Act, 1998: Affirmative action

  • Students
  • Law teachers
  • Legal advisers
  • Legal practitioners
  • Financial managers
  • Libraries

This product does not have any reviews yet - be the first to write one.


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