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Good faith relations: Using relational contract theory to interpret express terms of good faith

Hicks, Christopher (2011) Good faith relations: Using relational contract theory to interpret express terms of good faith. Honours thesis, Murdoch University.

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Abstract

This paper addresses the meaning of the phrase 'good faith' where it appears in the express terms of a commercial contract. The purpose of this paper is to set out a methodology by which courts can consistently and predictably interpret the meaning of express obligations of good faith. It will be demonstrated that, by considering certain common contractual characteristics, a court can interpret such terms with greater fidelity to the parties' objectively ascertained intentions, in a way that is both reasoned and reasonable…

Item Type: Thesis (Honours)
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Law
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Supervisor(s): Honey, Robyn
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/41615
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