Southern Cross – Civil Law and Common Law in South Africa


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  • Format: Hard Cover
  • ISBN: 9780702138614
  • Extent: 915
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  • Category: Delict, Law of

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Offering essays on the law of obligations and property, Southern Cross is written by some of South Africa’s leading private lawyers and provides stimulating insight into the evolution of South African law. It explores the process of integration of European civil law and English common law in a way which contributes meaningfully to our present understanding.This book opens with an essay which contextualises the contributions that follow, giving a view of the “setting” in which the development of South Africa took place: colonial domination, cultural imperialism, and racial and nationalistic ideologies.

  • Part I: Setting the scene
  • Part II: General principles of contractual liability
  • Part III: Obligations in a commercial context
  • Part IV: Obligations arising neither from contract nor delict
  • Part V: The law of delict
  • Part VI: Property law
  • Part VII: Fiduciary transactions

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Offering essays on the law of obligations and property, Southern Cross is written by some of South Africa’s leading private lawyers and provides stimulating insight into the evolution of South African law. It explores the process of integration of European civil law and English common law in a way which contributes meaningfully to our present understanding.This book opens with an essay which contextualises the contributions that follow, giving a view of the “setting” in which the development of South Africa took place: colonial domination, cultural imperialism, and racial and nationalistic ideologies.

  • Part I: Setting the scene
  • Part II: General principles of contractual liability
  • Part III: Obligations in a commercial context
  • Part IV: Obligations arising neither from contract nor delict
  • Part V: The law of delict
  • Part VI: Property law
  • Part VII: Fiduciary transactions

  • Practitioners
  • Students
  • Teachers of law

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