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II. Using Standard Conditions at Contracting
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Volume VII: Contracts in General | Chapter 12 (1999): Contracting Subject to Standard Terms and Conditions

Completed in 1984; updated in 1996. Case law and literature until 1995, legislation until 1997 have been included.

Karl-Heinz Neumayer

A. The Factual Situation

8. Disadvantages to the customer. – The contract subject to standard conditions arises when a commercial enterprise offers to the public goods or services on the basis of written terms and conditions which it has unilaterally predetermined.1 The term…

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Karl-Heinz Neumayer, “II. Using Standard Conditions at Contracting”, 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 29 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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