Unjustified Enrichment, Subsidiarity and Contract

Hector L MacQueen

in Mixed Jurisdictions Compared

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780748638864
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651443 | DOI:
Unjustified Enrichment, Subsidiarity and Contract

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This chapter explores the concept of subsidiarity, looking critically at the role it seems to play in Louisiana law and testing the extent to which its use is still appropriate in the remodelled Scots law. The relationship between enrichment and contract provides a helpful context for this discussion.

Keywords: subsidiarity; Louisiana law; Scots law; enrichment; contract

Chapter.  15667 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Law

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