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Vol 24 No 9 Sept/Oct 2019

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A Critical Introduction to Restitution

ISBN13: 9780406932419
ISBN: 0406932417
Published: June 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This new book on restitution is an introductory text which places this area of law and academic debates firmly in their commercial context. Adopting a practical approach, the text offers an accessible guide to the subject, and is specially designed with undergraduates in mind.

1. What is restitution?
2. Incomplete contracts
3. Helping the incapable
4. 'Mistake'
5. Informal or illegal transactions: private law
6. Informal or illegal transactions: public law
7. Exploitation: pressure and misinformation
8. Breach and frustration of contract
9. Restitution for wrongs
10. Protection of property
11. Payment of another's debt: recoupment, contribution and subrogation
12. General matters: defences, interest, conflict of laws