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Overturning the Social Contract?
This short article examines the significance of Parliament’s overturn of a Supreme Court decision on the relationship between reparation and ACC entitlements.
Not My Doctrine? Finding a Contract Law Explanation for Non Est Factum
Non est factum (Latin for "not my deed") is a common law doctrine that can allow the signer of a legal document to escape the usual legal consequences of their signature. In its early days, non est factum was available ...
Is an 'Outward Expression of Accord' Required for Rectification in New Zealand
This article considers recent authority regarding whether rectification of a contract in New Zealand requires an “outward expression of accord.” The article provides a brief history of rectification, before considering ...
Prescriptive and Holistic Contextualism: Emerging Variants of Modern Contract Interpretation
Debate over the proper approach to modern contract interpretation continues even in this era of modern contract interpretation where context is always considered. This paper identifies and contrasts two rival approaches ...