Law of Contract I

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Law of Contract I

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Legal Studies, Pre-Law

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    LW110 and LW111 and LW112 and LW113

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course is designed to be the first of two courses on the law of contract. The second is the second semester course LW202 Law of Contract II. The course commences with an introduction to contract law and a consideration of its place within the legal systems of the USP region, including an examination of contract and customary law. This is followed by an examination of the requirements that are necessary to the formation of a contract. The course also deals with contractual terms and considers the relationship between the law of contract and the doctrine of estoppel.

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