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Contract Law: A Comparative Introduction, Second Edition by J.N Smits

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Through the tabs on the left you can gain access to the (translated) texts of the relevant statutory provisions in France, Germany, England and the Netherlands. The tabs also provide links to European Union Legislation and to International instruments in the field of contract law.

 

French law:

 

- Translation of selected provisions of the Civil Code (Code Civil)

- Translation of selected provisions of the Commercial Code (Code de Commerce)

- Translation of selected provisions of the Code on Civil Execution Procedures (Code des procedures civiles d’exécution)

- Translation of selected provisions of the Consumer Code (Code de la Consommation)

- Translation of selected provisions of the Labour Code (Code du travail)

- Translation of selected provisions of the Insurance Code (Code des assurances)

 

German law:

 

- Translation of selected provisions of the Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch)

- Translation of selected provisions of the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch)

- Translation of selected provisions of the Authentication Act (Beurkundungsgesetz)

 

Dutch law:

 

- Translation of selected provisions of the Civil Code (Burgerlijk Wetboek)

 

English law:

 

- Statute of Frauds 1677 (selection)

- Law of Property Act 1925 (selection)

- Misrepresentation Act 1967 (selection)

- Consumer Credit Act 1974 (selection)

- Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 (selection)

- Sale of Goods Act 1979 (selection)

- Surrogacy Arrangements Act 1985 (selection)

- Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 (selection)

- Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (selection)

- Mental Capacity Act 2005 (selection)

- The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013, No. 3134 (selection)

- UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 (selection)

 

European Union Legislation:

 

- Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (selection)

- EU-directive 93/13 on unfair terms in consumer contracts

- EU-directive 1999/31 on electronic signatures

- EU-directive 1999/44 on sale of consumer goods

- EU-directive 2000/31 on electronic commerce

- EU-directive 2008/48 on credit agreements for consumers

- EU-directive 2008/122 on timeshare

- EU-directive 2011/83 on consumer rights

- EU-directive 2015/2302 on package travel

 

International instruments:

 

- United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) 1980

- UNIDROIT Convention on International Factoring 1988

- Unidroit Principles of International Commercial Contracts (PICC) 1994/2010

- Principles of European Contract Law 1998/2002 (selection)

- Draft Common Frame of Reference for European Private Law (DCFR) 2009