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IV. Breach of Contract and the Relevance of Fault
(17,259 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 Remarks

i. Continental Legal Systems

203. – If the obligor does not perform or performs not fully conforming to his contractual obligation, the obligee is aggrieved and there is a breach of contract in the technical sense of this word. Thi…

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Gareth H. Jones and Peter Schlechtriem, “IV. Breach of Contract and the Relevance of Fault”, 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 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_071504>
First published online: 2018



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