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Commercial Law

Publication Language: English

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409123944
Published: March 09, 2016
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409123951
Published: December 31, 2015
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Since the publication of the third edition of Commercial Law in 2006, wide-ranging changes in certain areas of law have necessitated the publication of this fourth edition.

A new chapter dealing with electronic-payment methods was added.

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Table of contents

Part One - General Introduction

Chapter 1 - The South African Legal System and its History

Chapter 2 - Creation of Legal Rules and the Administration of Justice

Part Two - General Principles of the Law of Contract

Chapter 3 - Introduction to the Law of Contract

Chapter 4 - Consensus

Chapter 5 - Contractual Capacity

Chapter 6 - Legality and Physical Possibility of Performance

Chapter 7 - Formalities

Chapter 8 - Parties to the Contract, Conditions and Related Concepts, Particular Terms and Interpretation of Contracts

Chapter 9 - Breach of Contract and Termination of Contractual Relationship

Part Three - Agency

Chapter 10 - Introduction to the Law of Agency

Chapter 11 - The Principal

Chapter 12 - The Agent

Part Four - Purchase and Sale

Chapter 13 - General Introduction to the Law of Purchase and Sale

Chapter 14 - Duties of the Seller

Chapter 15 - Duties of the Buyer

Part Five - Letting and Hiring

Chapter 16 - Formation of the Contract of Lease

Chapter 17 - Duties of the Lessor and the Lessee

Chapter 18 - Miscellaneous Aspects of the Law of Lease

Part Six - Credit Agreements

Chapter 19 - General Introduction and Historical Background

Chapter 20 - Application of Act and Conclusion of Credit Agreements

Chapter 21 - Consumer Credit Institutions and Regulative Matters

Chapter 22 - Rights and Duties of Parties

Chapter 23 - Financial Matters, Dispute Settlement and Debt Enforcement

Part Seven - Insurance and Carriage

Chapter 24 - Introduction to Insurance Law and Insurance Contracts

Chapter 25 - Specific Aspects of Insurance Contracts and Indemnity and Non-indemnity Insurance

Chapter 26 - Carriage

Part Eight - Security

Chapter 27 - General Introduction and Suretyship

Chapter 28 - Mortgage, Pledge and Cession in Security

Chapter 29 - Hypothecs and Liens

Part Nine - The Bill of Exchange, Cheque and Promissory Note and Electronic Payment Methods

Chapter 30 - General Principles of the Law of Negotiable Instruments

Chapter 31 - Cheques

Chapter 32 - Electronic Payment Methods

Part Ten - Insolvency

Chapter 33 - Introduction and Sequestration

Chapter 34 - Effects of Sequestration

Chapter 35 - Administration of Insolvent Estates, Composition, Rehabilitation, Offences and Winding-up of Companies and Close Corporations

Part Eleven - Labour Law

Chapter 36 - General Introduction to Labour Law

Chapter 37 - Individual Labour Law

Chapter 38 - Collective Labour Law

Part Twelve - Construction, Engineering and Services Contracts

Chapter 39 - Construction, Engineering and Services Contracts

Part Thirteen - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Chapter 40 - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Part Fourteen - The Consumer Protection Act

Chapter 41 - The Consumer Protection Act