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See also consumer dealing with implied terms and unfair terms.

Australian Contract Law
Summary of law and cases as well as links to legislation and other sites

Subscription Databases

Subscription Databases available at Deakin
Including Journal of Contract law (LexisNexis), Australian Contract Law (CCH) and Carter on Contract (LexisNexis)

Journal Articles

Breach of Contract and Misleading Conduct: A Storm in A Teacup?
Article in the Melbourne University Law Review (vol 24(2) 2000) by Jason Cornwall-Jones

The Limits of Voluntariness in Contract
Article by Andrew Robertson [2005] MULR 5; 29 Melbourne University Law Review 218

Other Jurisdictions

European Union

European Union - Commission on Contract Law
Full text - principles of European Contract Law. Also includes links to other relevant sites.


Indian Contract Act 1872

New Zealand

Formation of Contracts
Victoria University of Wellington outline of Classes on Formation of Contracts

United States

Commercial and Contract Law
Links from Hieros Gamos Law and Government Portal


See also BAILII Open Law project - list and links to key English Contract Cases

Notable Court Cases Concerning Contracts
From the 'Lectric Law Library (US-based)

Notable Contract Cases - from Bailii

Relevant legislation


Fair Trading Act 1999 (Vic)

Goods Act 1958 (Vic)

Sale of Goods (Vienna Convention) Act 1987 (Vic)


Indian Contract Act 1872

United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods

US - Uniform Commercial Code - Article 1 (General Provisions)

US - Uniform Commercial Code - Article 2 (Sales)

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