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Notes from Which Two Courses of Lectures on Jurisprudence Were Delivered at the Presidency College, Madras, in 1866 (Paperback) Loot Price: R444 Discovery Miles 4 440
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Notes from Which Two Courses of Lectures on Jurisprudence Were Delivered at the Presidency College, Madras, in 1866 (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 Excerpt: ...uon oritur actio is quoted as showing that the Roman law was the same. But the term nudum pactum in Roman law did not mean Sand. Just. 58, 422. a contract without consideration, but Ersk. hut. 496. an agreement, which might be on the very best consideration, but which was not entered into re, verbis, or Uteris. And by the civil law, although l Poth. 24. Pothier says, " Every contract ough S to have a just cause or consideration," he uses the term differently from the English lawyers, as he goes on; " In contracts of beneficence, the liberality which one of the contracting parties intends to exercise towards the other is sufficient cause for the engagement contracted in his power." And although he says that an engagement which has no cause is null, he gives as an instance the case of a supposed consideration which turns out to be false. The Code Napoleon expressly provides that there must Code Civ. 1108. be a lawful cause, and that no obligation can have any effect which is made without cause, or for a false cause, or an unlawful cause. Two reasons may exist for requiring a valuable consider3 Anst. 131.1 Stra. ation, first, that merely voluntary E-L-2'3. agreements might be entered into rashly, without consideration in the original sense of the word, and without deliberate intention of performing the promise on one side, or any real expectation that it would be performed on the other side. Secondly, that there is no reason why a civil court should assist a party to enforce a contract for which he has given no equivalent, and in respect of which he has suffered no inconvenience; especially as the rights or interests of others might be affected thereby. Any benefit, however small, resulting to the party proChit. Cont. 20. mising, or ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Presidency College
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-26842-3
Barcode: 9781130268423
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LSN: 1-130-26842-X

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