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Part III Formation of The Contract, 9 General Remarks on Contract Formation

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, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 August 2020

Subject(s):
Performance of contract — Formation of contract
9.01 Traditionally, and still the case in virtually all domestic legal systems, sales law is treated as a specialized subset of contract law. As a consequence matters of formation which apply to contracts generally are usually found in different parts or even different pieces of legislation. In civil codes and codes of obligations the rules on formation are typically found in the general law of obligations or even in an individual section. In common law legal systems the majority approach is to apply common law to general questions of contract such as formation...
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