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Restitution and contract

Author: Andrew Skelton
Publisher: Oxon : Informa Law from Routledge, 2017.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Skelton
ISBN: 9781351224482 1351224484
OCLC Number: 1005354090
Notes: "First published 1998 by The Mansfield Press"--Copyright page.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Table of Cases""; ""Table of Statutes""; ""Table of Abbreviations""; ""Chapter 1. Introduction and Fundamental Concepts""; ""A. Introduction""; ""B. Scope and Structure""; ""C. Discharge for Breach and Restitution for Failure of Consideration""; ""1. Discharge for Breach""; ""2. Restitution for Failure of Consideration""; ""D. Benefit, Subjective Devaluation and the Tests of Enrichment""; ""1. What constitutes Benefit?""; ""a. Subjective approach""; ""b. The legitimacy of ""subjective devaluation"""" ""2. The Tests of Enrichment""""a. Incontrovertible benefit --
the ""no reasonable man"" test""; ""b. Free acceptance""; ""c. The ""bargained-for"" test""; ""E. The Position in Principle""; ""1. Discharge""; ""2. Contracting out of Restitution""; ""3. Combination of Claims""; ""4. Summary""; ""Chapter 2. Claims for Money""; ""A. The Requirement of Total Failure of Consideration""; ""1. What is meant by Total Failure?""; ""2. The Reasons behind the Requirement of Total Failure of Consideration""; ""a. Total failure of consideration and counter-restitution"" ""B. Total failure of consideration and the ""competition"" between contractual and restitutionary measures""""3. Summary""; ""B. Restitution of Money for Failure of Consideration --
Can the Innocent Party Escape from a Bad Bargain?""; ""1. English Position""; ""2. American Position""; ""C. Does the Position in relation to Claims for Money Constitute an Unwarranted Subversion of Bargains?""; ""D. Summary""; ""Chapter 3 Claims for Non-Money Benefits I: The Position in the Case Law""; ""A. Claims for a Quantum Meruit following Discharge for Breach"" ""1. The Position where the Contract has only been Partly Performed""""2. The Position where the Contract has been Fully or Substantially Performed""; ""B. Should the Contract Price operate as a Ceiling on the Restitutionary Award?""; ""1. Limitation by Innocent Party's Expectation Loss""; ""a. English position""; ""b. American position""; ""2. Limitation by the Pro Rata Contract Price or the Total Contract Price""; ""a. English position""; ""b. American position""; ""c. Australian position""; ""C. Summary"" ""Chapter 4 Claims for Non-Money Benefits II: Analysis of the Position in the Case Law and Proposed Solution""""A. Justifications of the Prevailing Position""; ""1. Consistency with Money Claims""; ""2. Rescission Ab Initio""; ""3. Defendant's Fault""; ""4. Criticism of Pro Rata Contract Price or Total Contract Price Limits""; ""a. Reasons against the pro rata contract price as a limit""; ""b. Reasons against the total contract price as a limit""; ""B. Criticisms of the Prevailing Position""
Responsibility: Andrew Skelton, LLB (NZ), LLM (Lond), MSt (Oxon), barrister and solicitor, Kensington Swan, Wellington, New Zealand.


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