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Part VI Construction of Contract, 26 Interpretation and Supplementation

From: Global Sales and Contract Law

Ingeborg Schwenzer, Pascal Hachem, Christopher Kee

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 21 September 2023

Interpretation of contract
26.01 This chapter deals with the interpretation of statements made by contracting parties as well as the interpretation and supplementation of contracts concluded by them. It specifically does not encompass the interpretation of statutory law. Although overlapping regarding the methodology of interpretation itself, both areas are distinct and to be viewed against different backgrounds of legal policy. 26.02 ‘Business men often record the most important agreements in crude and summary fashion; modes of expression sufficient and clear to them in the course of their...
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