Essays Tagged: "Contract Law"

Normal Case Study. About a used car deal gone bad. Canadian Law Courts.

What area of contract law did you choose?Corporate and commercial - Illegal contractsWhich court is the case in?A ... d transaction and had sold many cars in the past making them a retail automotive business. Also the contract was illegal and therefore rescission was possible for the plaintiff. The retail automotive ... tiff. The retail automotive business was unlicensed.What legal issues had to be decided?Whether the contract was legal.If the contract was deemed illegal, then can rescission be claimed?Can the corpor ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

"There is now considerable uncertainty as to the compass of contractual damages".Discuss.

arket place can be seen "as the principal mechanism for the production and distribution of wealth". Contracts are drawn up to make both parties aware of the intentions of each other and to make the ex ... ally enforceable. This essay is primarily concerned with what happens when there is a breach in the contract. Most contracts will contain remedies which sets out what will happen in situations where a ...

(12 pages) 53 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Australian Consumer Protection Legislation

Governments have passed consumer protection legislation because they believe that the common law of contracts cannot adequately protect the consumer in today's complex market place."Both the Commonwea ... alth and Queensland State governments have legislated to provide greater protection to consumers in contractual situations that would otherwise not be provided by common law. Examples of the governmen ...

(6 pages) 81 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Indian Film Overseas Distribution Contract

Indian Film Overseas Distribution ContractLaw has been defined in a number of ways. Before reading further let us thinks how we can de ... ose of this case study is to introduce concepts involving the overseas distribution of Indian films.ContractsContracts are one of the important aspects of law, contracts are voluntary , binding agreem ... therwise be entitled to receive. The agreement, if it meets all necessary requirements, is called a Contract. A Contract must be supported by consideration. Consideration is a bargained -for legal det ...

(19 pages) 103 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Objective theory of contracts, John Leonard-vs-Pepsi Co.

1. What are the four elements of a valid contract?Indeed there are four elements of a contract;A. AgreementB. ConsiderationC. Contractual cap ... AgreementB. ConsiderationC. Contractual capacityD. Lawful object2. Describe the objective theory of contracts. How does that theory apply to this case?We currently use contract law based on the object ... does that theory apply to this case?We currently use contract law based on the objective theory of contracts. This statesthat if an objective third party (the jury) believes the parties intend to for ...

(3 pages) 344 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Contract Law (Canadian) Commercial Law.

The history of contract law is not a new but it was not until the nineteenth century did it become a key aspect of ... ding more case law and statues that govern the rules of commerce today.The examination of the basic contract laws and principles which a person starting a new business will encounter will be analyzed ... person starting a new business will encounter will be analyzed by including the elements of a valid contract, breach of contracts and possible remedies. Finally this essay will cover consumer protecti ...

(8 pages) 103 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Product Liability

as Japan now have products liability laws.Product liability law has evolved from two bodies of law: contracts and torts. Contract law provides the rules for ascertaining the legal responsibilities of ... es the rules for ascertaining the legal responsibilities of parties to formal agreements, including contracts for the sale of goods. Tort law provides the rules for determining whether a person has ac ...

(11 pages) 353 0 4.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Contract Law - Questions regarding the UCC and UCITA

ing popularity of e-commerce and its processes put e-commerce outside the boundaries of traditional contract law (Cheeseman, 2006). UCITA is "intended to bring the same uniformity and certainty to the ... goods" (Wikipedia, 2006). Therefore, UCITA recognizes the validity and enforceability of electronic contracts.1. Before the UCC and the UCITA, what was one of the first, and most significant, of the U ...

(2 pages) 621 0 2.1 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Commercial Transactions and the elements of a legal binding contract

ur requirements which constitute what is generally referred to as the elements of a legally binding contract. If only one of the four elements is not present, a legal bond is not able to be created. L ... not present, a legal bond is not able to be created. Listed below are the four elements of a valid contract;(1) Agreement: An agreement to shape a contract requires that it contain both an offer and ...

(4 pages) 86 0 0.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Warren Burger

e joined a law firm in St. Paul. On top of handling a variety of civil and criminal cases he taught contract law at St. Paul College of Law for twelve years. Soon after, in 1948 and 1952, Burger was a ...

(1 pages) 12 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Good Faith In The Law Of Contract

In the past, in many contractual dealings, has been to the detriment of the weaker party to a contract. This was due to t ... s been to the detriment of the weaker party to a contract. This was due to the rigid application of contract law by the courts and its narrow view that all parties entering into a contract are aware o ... narrow view that all parties entering into a contract are aware of the terms and conditions of the contract that they have entered into. The courts today, have looked to this notion of ?good faith?, ...

(12 pages) 124 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Functions and Role of Law

. Laws also assist in the facilitation of planning and realization of reasonable expectations using contract law. Antitrust laws promote economic growth through free competition. Laws allow government ... ans that laws protect individuals from others who try to take advantage of them. For example, there contract laws protect us from storeowners and managers who might try to take advantage of young peop ...

(3 pages) 44 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Australian Law and Business - case study

take him to the University. Upon arrival, Albert refused to pay Jack. He claimed that there was no contract between the two parties due to no consideration existed between them.In the following, we w ... consideration existed between them.In the following, we would analysis the Legal position under the Contract Law regarding the above situation and followed by relevant recommendations.Legal position u ...

(10 pages) 33 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Tort Reform

ring and damages caused to the patient. The tort law is described as disparate from criminal law or contract law because the purpose of a tort case is to find remedies and restore loss or damages thro ...

(9 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Case Study 2: A Property Developer's Goal

d specification.EmploymentThe terms and conditions of an architect's employment are designated in a contract and are governed by general rules of contract law. Ordinarily, the person who employs the a ... inarily, the person who employs the architect becomes the owner of the plans, unless the employment contract states otherwise. Customarily, the architect retains the plans after they have been paid fo ...

(4 pages) 478 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Contract Law

Content pageAbstract3Introduction3Objective4Scope and limitation4Definition of contract5Formation of contract5The acceptance6Avoidance of contract10Legality12Discharge of contract ... tract5The acceptance6Avoidance of contract10Legality12Discharge of contract12Remedies for breach of contract14Case 116Case 217Conclusion18Reference19AbstractThis report is based on the research of con ... tract that is implied in Singapore and also international law. And also this report explain what is contract, the definition and what are the element that inside it. And also what are the elements tha ...

(14 pages) 142 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Grocery, Inc

n, you just give me a drum roll, they announce my name, and I come out and sing. In my job I have a contract that says I'm a singer. So I sing” (ThinkExist.com 2006). Companies and people need to ... xist.com 2006). Companies and people need to follow contracts more like Tony Bennett because follow contracts will make life across the world so much easier and less stressful. Grocery, Inc is a groce ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Contract Creation Management

After reading the contract and creation management scenario that has provided many steps to avoid wasteful times and p ... was determined that most of the time when companies become engaged in a legal dispute based upon a contract between each of them, they search for ways where they may resolve the dispute while insurin ... r opportunities for their business, and decrease liabilities.Certain terms were not verified in the contract which caused problems to generate later in the developmental stages of production; both par ...

(4 pages) 77 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Common Law in Australia: The Tort Of Negligence

TORT - A Tort is a civil wrong that is outside of Contract Law and arises out of a recognition that a person is responsible for their acts and omissio ... orth in 1997, a male cleaner at the Tamworth Jockey Club (Mr Cook), assaulted a female catering sub-contractor (Ms Gordon). Mr Cook, who had been drinking throughout the day, threw a beer bottle at a ... apply a "control" test to resolve the issue of whether someone should be treated as an independent contractor or as an employee (Humberston v Northern Timber Mills).The employer will have a defence t ...

(36 pages) 51 0 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Employment Law

and state legislation were enacted to protect workers' rights. Today employment law is a mixture of contract law, agency law, and government regulation (Cheeseman, 2007). Some of the acts enacted to p ... C, 2008). As for the employee being in an employer-agent relationship, if the agency and employment contracts do not specify the termination date, her contract can be terminated at will by either the ...

(4 pages) 34 1 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management