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Author Fisher, Michael J.

Title Contract law in Hong Kong [electronic resource] / Michael J. Fisher, Desmond G. Greenwood.

Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 430 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; 1 -- The Nature of Contract Law; 2 -- Sources of Hong Kong Contract Law; 3 -- Agreement; 4 -- Consideration; 5 -- Intention to Create Legal Relations; 6 -- Contractual Capacity; 7 -- Formality; 8 -- Contractual Terms; 9 -- Misrepresentation; 10 -- Mistake; 11 -- Duress and Undue Influence; 12 -- Unconscionability; 13 -- Illegal Contracts; 14 -- Termination of Contracts; 15 -- Remedies for Breach of Contract; 16 -- Privity of Contract; Appendix 1 -- Glossary of Terms; Appendix 2 -- Important Contract Legislation: English and Hong Kong Equivalents.
Summary Contract Law in Hong Kong is the first comprehensive textbook on this topic for more than ten years. The 16 chapters of the book use case studies to cover all basic contract concepts in a reader-friendly style. Particular emphasis is placed on what makes Hong Kong law different from other common law jurisdictions. Attention is drawn throughout to the continuing significance of English case law in Hong Kong. Emphasis is also placed on the substantial similarity in many areas between English and Hong Kong legislation and there is a useful 'cross-referencing' glossary. The book deals with all the.
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Subject Contracts -- China -- Hong Kong -- Cases.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials, litigation, etc.
Electronic books -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Added Author Greenwood, Desmond G.
In: HKU Press digital editions.
Other Form: Print version: Fisher, Michael J. Contract law in Hong Kong. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2007 9789622098657 (DLC) 2007320864 (OCoLC)154686146
ISBN 9789888052141 (electronic bk.)
9888052144 (electronic bk.)
9789622098657 (pbk.)
9622098657 (pbk.)