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Damages For Different Types Of Default

G. H. Treitel

in Remedies for Breach of Contract

Published in print October 1988 | ISBN: 9780198255000
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681554 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255000.003.0005
Damages For Different Types Of Default

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In civil law systems, it is common to distinguish, for the purpose of damages, between various kinds of default. Common law systems do not distinguish, as a matter of legal principle, between damages for delay and non-performance, or between damages for delay, impossibility and defective performance. The general requirements for notice of default in civil law and common law are discussed.

Keywords: damages; civil law; common law; default; delay; non-performance; defective performance

Chapter.  7711 words. 

Subjects: Civil Law

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