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Consideration in contracts : a fundamental restatement

Atiyah, P. S


This lecture is an attempt to restate the law relating to consideration in contracts in the light of the actual decisions of the Courts. Study of a large number of English and Australian legal decisions convinced the author that there was a wide gulf between the conventional accounts of the doctrine of consideration and the law actually enforced in the Courts. The conventional accounts give an impression of rigidity and artificiality in the law which is not always borne out in practice. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1971
Type: Book
Access Rights: Open Access


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