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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 210.00
This highly readable guide explains the main features of contracts applicable to the design, construction and servicing of civil, building, electrical or mechanical works. The emphasis throughout is on practical guidance, with clear explanations of the essential elements including legality, uncertainty, undue influence, agencies, overseas works, sub-contracts... more...
- Spon Press 1979; US$ 400.00
The forms of tender, agreement, conditions and bond published by the Institution of Civil Engineers have been designed to standardise the duties of contractors, employers and engineers and to distribute fairly the risks inherent in civil engineering. This classic guide to the contracts provides and authoritative reference, and also a rich and practical... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
Most people understand property as something that is owned, a means of creating individual wealth. But in Commodity and Propriety , the first full-length history of the meaning of property, Gregory Alexander uncovers in American legal writing a competing vision of property that has existed alongside the traditional conception. Property, Alexander... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 104.40
By giving further effect to the European Convention on Human Rights, the Human Rights Act 1998 has had a significant effect on property law. Article 1 of the First Protocol to the Convention is particularly important, as it protects against the interference with the enjoyment of possessions. Compulsory acquisition, insolvency, planning, taxation, environmental... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 93.00
First book to examine constitutional rights to property in Commonwealth countries. Although many Commonwealth judges use comparative law in resolving constitutional cases, very few books have been written on comparative law in the Commonwealth. This book presents both practical and theoretical analyses, together with the historical background. more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 18.95
Planning Your Estate Under the New Tax Law is Easy with J. K. Lasser The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 will affect numerous aspects of your financial life-none more important than how you plan your estate. This new tax law includes the first major estate tax revision in over twenty years. Use J.K. Lasser's New Rules for... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 44.00
Governments and development agencies spend considerable resources building property and company registries to protect property rights. When these efforts succeed, owners feel secure enough to invest in their property and banks are able use it as collateral for credit. Similarly, firms prosper when entrepreneurs can transform their firms into legal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 34.95
It covers the elements of English Law, the law which is the basis of all legal systems throughout the English-speaking world, however much they may have become adapted to the needs and conditions of different countries. As well as for students studying the law as part of A-Level, BTEC and GNVQ courses, 'Law Made Simple 11th edition' provides an excellent... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 120.60
Winner of the Peter Birks Prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship 2009.The use of private property rights to regulate natural resources is a controversial topic because it touches upon two critical issues: the allocation of wealth in society and the c more...