Contract law in Hellas /

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Author / Creator:Stathopoulos, Michael.
Imprint:The Hague ; Boston : Kluwer Law International ; Athens : Sakkoulas, c1995.
Description:268 p. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
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Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2373491
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ISBN:904110075X (Kluwer)
9602322179 (Sakkoulas)
Notes:"This book was originally published as a monograph in the International encyclopaedia of laws/Contracts."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • The General Background of the Country
  • The Place of the Greek Legal System in the Legal Families
  • Primacy of Legislation and the Position of the Judiciary
  • Distinction Between Public Law and Private Law - Administrative Contracts
  • Distinction Between Civil Law and Commercial Law
  • Definition of Contract - The Contract as a Source of Obligations
  • Historical Background of the Law of Contract
  • Classification of Contracts
  • Contracts and Torts
  • Contract and Quasi-contracts - Other Sources of Obligations
  • Contract and Trust
  • Contract and the Law of Property
  • Good Faith and Fair Dealing - The Related General Clauses
  • Style of Contract Drafting
  • Sources of the Law of Contracts
  • Formation. Agreement and Quid Pro Quo (Reciprocity). Formal and Evidential Requirements. Liability and Negotiations
  • Conditions of Substantive Validity. Capacity of the Parties. Defects of Consent. Other Conditions of Validity. The Consequences of a Defect of Consent or of a Lack of Substantive Validity
  • The Contents of the Contract. The Different Clauses. Interpretation of the Contract. Conditional Contracts
  • Privity of Contract - The Parties of the Contractual Obligation. The Contracting and Third Parties. Transfer of Contractual Rights or Debts. Actio Pauliana (Defrauding of Creditors)
  • Performance and Termination of the Contract. Normal Performance and Termination of the Contract. Discharge by Agreement. Irregular Termination
  • Remedies in case of Non-performance. General Provisions - Claim for Performance. The Significance of Fault in Cases of Non-Performance. Breach of Contract. Default of the Creditor. Unforeseen Change of Circumstances - The Problem of the Frustration of Contracts. Damages. Limitation of Actions (Prescription)
  • Specific Contracts. Agency (Mandate - Representation). Sale of Goods - Exchange. Contract for Work. Contracts of Lease. Guarantee Contract (Suretyship) - Pledge - Mortgage. Contract of Civil Partnership. Other Nominate Contracts and Unilateral Acts
  • The So-called 'Quasi-contracts'. Unjust Enrichment. Management of Another's Affairs (Negotiorum Gestio).