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II. Types of Contract
(13,371 words)

Volume VIII: Specific Contracts | Chapter 8 (1980): Contracts for Work on Goods and Building Contracts

Completed in December 1976

Werner Lorenz

A. Characterisation of Contracts for Work on Goods

2. Contracts for work on goods distinguished from contracts for the sale of goods. – The main feature of a contract for work on goods is the workman’s obligation to produce a certain result by means of labour bestowed upon the goods. In many cases this al…

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Werner Lorenz, “II. Types of Contract”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 28 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_080802>
First published online: 2018



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