Journal of Contract Law, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 172-181, 2005
13 Pages Posted: 24 Oct 2006
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.
Keywords: Contract, Commercial construction, High Court
JEL Classification: K12, K40, K20
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=939672