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Contracts

The Law Handbook is a practical guide to understanding the law in NSW and the new 13th edition is just out. It is available online, free and in full text from the Find Legal Answers website. Print copies are available for loan - ask at your local NSW public library.

Chapter 12 of the Handbook is on Contracts and covers:

  • development of contract law
  • consumer legislation
  • essentials of a valid contract
  • agreement
  • intention
  • legal capacity to enter contracts
  • formal requirements
  • consent
  • illegal contracts
  • express and implied terms
  • written and oral terms
  • conditions and warranties
  • exclusion clauses
  • cooling off periods
  • ending a contract
  • breach of contract
  • damages.