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Taking Stock: The High Court and Contract Construction


Elisabeth Peden


University of Sydney - Faculty of Law

John Carter


University of Sydney - Faculty of Law


Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/36
Journal of Contract Law, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 172-181, 2005

Abstract:     
This article considers how the current High Court of Australia is approaching the issue of commercial construction of contracts by considering several recent cases. The article argues that the High Court has not taken advantage of opportunities to develop the concept of commercial construction. The authors also identify several anomalies in the law of commercial construction as applied by the High Court.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 13

Keywords: Contract, Commercial construction, High Court

JEL Classification: K12, K40, K20

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Date posted: October 24, 2006  

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Peden, Elisabeth and Carter, John, Taking Stock: The High Court and Contract Construction. Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 06/36; Journal of Contract Law, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 172-181, 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=939672

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Elisabeth Peden (Contact Author)
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law ( email )
Faculty of Law Building, F10
The University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2006
Australia
John Carter
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law ( email )
Faculty of Law Building, F10
The University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2006
Australia
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