Principles of the Law of Contract in Malaysia, Fifth Edition (eBook)

Original price was: RM248.80.Current price is: RM224.00.

Published: 02 June, 2023

ISBN/ISSN: 9789672701972

Country: Malaysia
Category: Product ID: 10693


The book discusses the principles of the law of contract as enshrined in the Contracts Act 1950 and the Specific Relief Act 1950 with illustrated examples of contractual situations based on legal decisions by the Federal Court, Court of Appeal and High Courts in Malaysia.

This book is primarily meant for students of law studying the Law of Contract in Malaysia. It also caters for students of accounting, engineering and business administration in helping them to understand the basic principles of the law of contract. Practitioners in Malaysia and other jurisdictions will find this book a handy reference. The author has placed great emphasis on the decisions of the Malaysian courts and their impact on the law of contract in Malaysia.

It also contains decisions of English and Indian courts in areas where Malaysian law is similar.

There have been developments and changes in the law since its last publication in 2015, for example on the standard of proof for fraud.

Table of contents

Chapter 1 General Introduction
 Chapter 2 The Law of Contract in Malaysia
 Chapter 3 Proposal
 Chapter 4 Acceptance
 Chapter 5 Intention to create legal relations
 Chapter 6 Consideration
 Chapter 7 The equitable doctrine of promissory estoppel
 Chapter 8 Privity of contract
 Chapter 9 Terms of the contract
 Chapter 10 Capacity to contract (minors)
 Chapter 11 Coercion
 Chapter 12 Undue Influence
 Chapter 13 Misrepresentation and fraud
 Chapter 14 Mistake
 Chapter 15 Illegality
 Chapter 16 Restraint of trade
 Chapter 17 Discharge of Contract - Performance
 Chapter 18 Frustration
 Chapter 19 Damages


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