Cloete r introduction to sports law in south africa lexisnexis butterworths durban 2005 cornelius 2003 tsar. The law of contract in south africa 3e provides a comprehensive, rigorous and accessible introduction to the principles of contract law. The law of south africa is an encyclopedic collection of south african law. The law of contract in south africa richard hunter christie. The doctrine positive law sets up and contain a duality which favours one pole over another, namely. Jan 01, 1991 the latest edition of this authoritative standard work on contract law has been updated to include the unusually large number of cases decided in the last 5 years. South african contract law is essentially a modernized version of the roman dutch law of. The contents of this newsletter does not constitute legal.
Formalities in south african law, formalities such as a written contract or the signatures of the. Christies the law of contract in south africa by rh. Third edition of highly indemand music industry book now ready for release south africas only reference book on music contracts and law for musicians was originally written by nick matzukis and published in 2009. The team of lecturers involved combine intellectual leadership and cutting edge practical insight which is reflected in their teaching. Courts will be opened in all nine provinces within the next six months and offices. The law of contract in south africa cape town, 2011 at 363ff. In particular, it looks at the supreme court of appeal decisions which have settled or fundamentally changed the law in a number of areas. Jan 17, 20 this book introduces students to the general principles of contract law with specific application to south africa. This reference work contains various topics on south african law and contains over 163 titles. The latest edition of this authoritative standard work.
Faculty of law in the llb2, as well as comprising one of the six component. South african law reports 1990 to date, the cdrom issn 10175164. The previous companies act, no 61 of 1973 the 1973 act followed the english law to a very large extent and did not attempt to. A critical analysis of the role of the boni mores in the. Any preknowledge as to the real or factual legal position applicable to the circumstances will tend to minimize the chances that the representee will be considered to have been misled by the representation. Christie is the author of business law in zimbabwe 3. Usually informal without reference to the contract. F du bois ed willes principles of south african law claremont, 2007 at 763ff. Administrative appeals tribunal act 1975 australia. Potchefstroom electronic law journal potchefstroomse. Christies the law of contract in south africa book, 2011. Contract law provides a legal framework within which persons can transact business and exchange. Contracts that are not certain are vague, and a court will not uphold them. In the broadest definition, a contract is an agreement two or more parties enter into with the serious intention of creating a legal obligation.
It presents a thorough and complete exposition of the general principles of the law of contract as evolved and applied by the courts. See harms ltc amlers precedents of pleadings 8th edition lexisnexis durban 2015 amlers at pp 104110. Students guide to the law of contract ebook isbn 9781485109297. President, association of arbitrators southern africa.
Contracts picc with the intent to harmonise international contract law. Christies law of contract in south africa lexisnexis sa. Sixth edition june 2014 one of the many definitions. Brand fdj the role of good faith, equity and fairness in the south african law of contract. The latest edition of this authoritative standard work on contract law has been updated to include the unusually large number of cases decided in the last 5 years. An african equity potchefstroom electronic law journal. Christie the law of contract in south africa 2006, 5th edition, butterworths. Couchman v hill o operating status of the contract. Of the new books the best is undoubtedly christie s successor to wesselss the law of contract in south africa, a work which in its day had a considerable influence on the development of contract law in south africa and in zimbabwe. Browse the worlds largest ebookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. The contents of this newsletter does not constitute legal advice. Contract law is currently undergoing a process of thoughtful changes and renewals as they adapt to the needs of the new political era in south africa.
South african contract law is essentially a modernized version of the romandutch law of contract, which is itself rooted in canon and roman laws. Pdf specific performance as a primary remedy in the south. The seventh edition of the book provides a detailed and comprehensive exposition of the general principles of the law of contract as it has evolved, and been applied by the courts. Christie rh the law of contract in south africa 5 th ed lexisnexis butterworths durban 2006 cloete introduction to sports law. Christie s the law of contract in south africa by rh christie, qc. The text supports learning and the development of independent academic skills through various learning features. Products accounting for all accounting standards basic functional accounting show more. The uj law faculty is thus well placed to offer a highly relevant llm in commercial law, drawing students from leading commercial firms.
The law of contract in south africa 3rd edition sherwood. It integrates the common law, statutory law and constitutional perspectives. In a contract of sale, for example, there must be certainty about what exactly is being sold and the price to be paid. This section contains free ebooks and guides on law books, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded. Traps for the unwary when careless errors are excusable in g glover ed essays in honour of a j kerr 2006 3958. Originally published in 1981, christies law of contract in south africa is well established as a. C sonnekus, in the law of estoppel in south africa 2nd edition, at page 57 states that. Within canada, all provinces and territories except quebec have adopted. In particular, it looks at the supreme court of appeal decisions which have settled or fundamentally changed the law in a. Hutchison, db and pretorius, cj eds, the law of contract in south africa 2nd edition south africa. You can specify the type of files you want, for your device. Standard bank of south africa limited v sindile project. Common law is the system of law in most of the englishspeaking world and many non englishspeaking countries that were once part of the british empire, such as india, pakistan, and the caribbean.
Although none of them purports to resolve the issue, more judicial pronouncements follow the more stringent test. Pym v campbell o rectifications o implied terms o evidence about the capacity of. General principles provides a comprehensive guide to understanding the general principles of the law of contract in south africa sa. The law of contract in south africa provides a rich source of expertise and a lively and approachable introduction to the principles of contract law. Christie s law of contract in south africa was first published in 1981. Historical introduction agreement formalities conditional contracts the terms of the contract parties to the contract misrepresentation and fraud duress and undue influence mistake illegality and unenforceability performance variation and discharge mora and breach. Christies the law of contract in south africa by rh christie, qc ma. Available in online and in print as 63 hard cover title volumes and a 2 volume lawsa supplement. Christie, 9780409122541, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide.
Oxford university press southern africa 2012 link to oup catalogue. The south african law of contract is founded upon principles such as freedom of contract and pacta sunt servanda, concepts which emerged centuries ago. The seventh edition deals with recent case law on a variety of issues including electronic. Integrating the common law, statutory law, and constitutional perspectives, the text provides all of the essential material within a comprehensive source. Originally published in 1981, christies law of contract in south africa is well established as a leading authority in the field of contract law. Entire agreement clauses are often used to, in effect, codify this rule. R h dick christie qc, former frofessor of law in the university 0. Brand f 2009 the role of good faith, equity and fairness in the south african law of contract. Bradfield christies law of contract in south africa 6th ed. South african music law, contracts and business 20. The law of contract in south africa dale hutchison, chris. Access study documents, get answers to your study questions, and connect with real tutors for pvl 3702. The fixed system of contract freedom and with the fundamental idea of contracts that are freely closed, should be enforced. Christies the law of contract in south africa book, 2011 worldcat.
Oct 17, 2016 originally published in 1981, christie s law of contract in south africa is well established as a leading authority in the field of contract law. Nlany south african law students, at least those of some years. Temporary out of stock estimated delivery within 15 days. Christie s the law of contract in south africa by rh christie, qc ma llb cantab fciarb faarb. The texts concise explanation assists readers to clearly understand the nuances of the subject matter, while developing applied, critical and reflective thought. South african e consumer law in the context of the ect act. Christie rh the law of contract in south africa 3 rd edition. Yet another missed opportunity to develop the common law. Feb 01, 20 south african music law, contracts and business 20 third edition of groundbreaking book to be released at music exchange. The law of contract in south africa 3rd edition sherwood books. Rh christie advocates a distinction according to circumstances. Compared to that, force majeure may altogether discharge a partys obligations under the contract.
It remains to this day a wellestablished and leading authority on the law of contract. The common law of contract and the consumer protection act 68 of 2008 119 cognisance of the inequalities prevalent in south africa, is a dream which has to be realised in contract law. R 695 incl vat 697 pages soft cover having particular regard to the developments in consumer protection law and constitutional jurisprudence, the fifth edition of contract. The law of contract in south africa dale hutchison. Christie rh and bradfield gb christies the law of contract in south africa 6th edition lexisnexis durban 2011 at pp 164165. Nov 24, 2011 the document is the sole repository of the termsof the contract. President, association of arbitrators southern africa, honorary professional reseach associate, university of cape town. Law of contract in south africa fifth edition by rh christie qc ma llb cantab fciarb faarb president, association of arbitrators southern africa honorary professorial research associate, university of cape town assisted by victoria mcfarlane ba hons llb cape town lexisnexis butterworths durban. The latest issue applied to this study was published in 2016. The supreme court of appeal of south africa judgment reportable case no.1521 1556 772 208 377 602 174 271 90 1352 134 1060 1092 133 1246 1162 1390 348 694 886 645 1455 1326 973 1299 1543 380 1444 1007 259 1408 801 946 872 852 657 172 339 1377 1097 457