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III. Types of Breaches of Contractual Obligations
(34,477 words)

Volume VII: Contracts in General | Chapter 15 (1999): Breach of Contract (Deficiencies in a Party’s Performance)

Completed in 1994; some later developments have been taken into account.

Gareth H. Jones, Peter Schlechtriem

A. General Principles in Civil Law Systems

i. Introduction

136. Overview. – While the common law is based on a general concept of breach of contract, the c…

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Gareth H. Jones and Peter Schlechtriem, “III. Types of Breaches of Contractual Obligations”, 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 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_071503>
First published online: 2018



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