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Contract Law in the Slovak Republic, 3rd edition

Contract Law in the Slovak Republic, 3rd edition

By Josef Fiala, Jan Hurdík, Katarína Kirstová
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Overview

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this practical analysis of the law of contracts in the Slovak Republic covers every aspect of the subject – definition and classification of contracts, contractual liability, relation to the law of property, good faith, burden of proof, defects, penalty clauses, arbitration clauses, remedies in case of non-performance, damages, power of attorney, and much more. Lawyers who handle transnational contracts will appreciate the explanation of fundamental differences in terminology, application, and procedure from one legal system to another, as well as the international aspects of contract law. Throughout the book, the treatment emphasizes drafting considerations.

An introduction in which contracts are defined and contrasted to torts, quasi-contracts, and property is followed by a discussion of the concepts of ‘consideration’ or ‘cause’ and other underlying principles of the formation of contract. Subsequent chapters cover the doctrines of ‘relative effect’, termination of contract, and remedies for non-performance. The second part of the book, recognizing the need to categorize an agreement as a specific contract in order to determine the rules which apply to it, describes the nature of agency, sale, lease, building contracts, and other types of
contract. Facts are presented in such a way that readers who are unfamiliar with specific terms and concepts in varying contexts will fully grasp their meaning and significance.

Its succinct yet scholarly nature, as well as the practical quality of the information it provides, make this book a valuable time-saving tool for business and legal professionals alike. Lawyers representing parties with interests in the Slovak Republic will welcome this very useful guide, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative contract law.

Publish Date 04/18/2017
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041187420
SKU 10057517-0001
Table of Contents

The Authors
List of Abbreviations
Preface
General Introduction
Introduction to the Law of Contracts
Part I. General Principles of the Law of Contract
Chapter 1. Formation
Chapter 2. Conditions of Substantive Validity
Chapter 3. The Content of a Contract
Chapter 4. Privity of Contract
Chapter 5. Termination of a Contract
Part II. Specific Contracts
Chapter 1. Consumer Contract: General Provisions
Chapter 2. Sales
Chapter 3. Donation
Chapter 4. Contract for Work
Chapter 5. Loans
Chapter 6. Lease Contracts
Chapter 7. Mandate
Chapter 8. Bailment (Contract on Custody, Deposit)
Chapter 9. Accommodation for a Short Term
Chapter 10. Transportation
Chapter 11. Agency Contracts (Brokerage)
Chapter 12. Bank Businesses
Chapter 13. Insurance
Chapter 14. Civil Partnership
Chapter 15. Silent Partnership
Chapter 16. Private Annuity
Chapter 17. Wagering(Betting) and Gaming
Chapter 18. Public Competition
Chapter 19. Public Promises
Chapter 20. Package Tours (Travel Contract)
Chapter 21. Contract for Operation of a Means of Transport
Chapter 22. Contract for Inspection Activities
Chapter 23. Quasi-contracts
Selected Bibliography
Index

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