Courses Catalogue

Law Of Contract 11

COURSE CODE: LB1204
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 5
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Law (Day and Evening), Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Law
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

MISTAKE

  1. Operation Of The Doctrine
  2. Mistake At Common Law
  3. Common Initial Mistake
  4. Mutual Mistake
  5. Unilateral Mistake
  6. Mistake In Equity
  7. Mistake As To The Nature Of The Document Signed        

MISREPRESENTATION

  1. the fact of the inducement
  2. nature of the misrepresentation
  3. Fraudulent Misrepresentation
  4. Negligent Misrepresentation
  5. Innocent Misrepresentation
  6. Remedies For Misrepresentation

DURESS AND UNDUE INFLUENCE

  1. common law concept of duress
  2. The Equitable Concept Of Undue Influence
  3. Actual Undue Influence
  4. Presumed undue influence
  5. Inequality of Bargaining / Unconscionable Conduct

ILLEGALITY

  1. Concept of illegality
  2. Contract Illegal by Statute
  3. Contract Illegal at Common Law
  4. Contract Contrary to Public Policy
  5. Contracts in Restraint of Trade
  6. Effects of Illegality
  7. Recovery of money & property
  8. Severance

DISCHARGE  OF CONTRACT BY PERFORMANCE

  1. General Principle
  2. Doctrine of Substantial and partial performance
  3. Tender of performance
  4. The time of performance
  5. Discharge  Of Contract By Breach
  6. Discharge  Of Contract By Agreement
  7. Discharge By Frustration

REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT

  1. Common Law Remedies Of Damages
  2. Equitable Remedies

TEACHING METHODS

  1. Lectures
  2. Discussions
  3. Tutorials

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

  1. Text books and Statutes
  2. Overhead Projector
  3. Whiteboard & Markers