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Product Details:
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1064 pages
Publisher: Eastern Book Company
Language: english
ISBN: 9789351450726
Dimensions: 24.2 CM X 6.03 CM X 16 CM
Shipping Weight: 1.27604
Publisher Code: AC/072
Products Date Added: 2014-12-09 12:11:06
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Overview:

Dr Avtar Singh’s Business Law has gained an enviable reputation of being the most authoritative work on the subject. This edition of the book discusses the new Companies Act, 2013. The author has discussed in detail the new provisions introduced by this Act such as e-governance, corporate social responsibility, enhanced accountability, independent directors, ethical corporate behaviour, etc.

. The business laws covered by this edition have been listed below:

Business laws covered in the 10th Edition 

Contract Act, 1872

 

Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008

Companies Act, 2013

Trade Marks Act, 1999

Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

Copyright Act, 1957

Partnership Act, 1932

Designs Act, 2000

Sale of Goods Act, 1930

Patents Act, 1970

Competition Act, 2002

Geographical Indications Act, 1999

Consumer Protection Act, 1986

 

 An attempt has been made to capture the provisions of the Acts into topics, avoiding a section-wise narration. Detailed contents, section-wise contents and an elaborate subject index have been included to facilitate easy referencing and cross referencing. 

This book follows a simple and lucid style for easy understanding of the subject and has long been on the list of recommended books for the use of students of law, commerce, MBA, Cost Accountancy, Cost and Works Accountancy, Company Secretaryship, etc.

  • "The book has long been on the list of recommended books for the use of students of law and commerce and students of Masters of Business Administration, Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretaryship etc. This book is also indispensable to practising lawyers and professionals dealing with the subject."
    —Kerala Law Times
  • "The refreshing quality of clarity and simplicity of language, the logical arrangement of the topics and treatment and the comprehensives of the case materials remain the hallmark of the work."
    —The Economic Times
  • "...when it was first published in 1973, almost drove out of circulation all other books on the subject. Since then the book has become almost indispensable..."
    The Administrator, National Academy of Administration, Mussorie
  • "A standard text book for students of various disciplines; a dependable handbook for teachers; an easy-to-understand guide for businessmen and professionals."
    Kerala University Journal of Legal Studies
  • "...recommended for corporates, advocates and other professionals and also for students undergoing professional courses."
    Chartered Secretary
  • "...is highly informative and is well written in a highly readable form.
    —Academy Law Review
  • Chartered Secretary "The book deals with all important aspects of Mercantile Law relating to contracts, partnerships, sale of goods and hire purchase, consumer protection, negotiable instruments and company law. It is an improved version with updated Indian case law and foreign case law on the subject. A profusion of headings and sub-headings has also be provided so as to facilitate easy location of any issue under consideration. The book is recommended for corporates, advocates and other professionals as also students undergoing professional courses."

  • Academy Law Review "It is boon to have a very handy book covering such diverse subjects like the general principles of the law of contract, partnership, sale of goods and hire purchase, unfair trade practices, consumer protection, and negotiable instruments. The book under review is highly informative and is well written in a highly readable form. The book will be of great use not only to the law student and law teachers but also to businessmen, industrialists, professional advisors and for those who appear for competitive examinations."

  • Kerala University Journal of Legal Studies "A standard text book for students of various disciplines such as business administration, chartered accountancy, company secretaryship and law; a dependable handbook for teachers; an easy-to-understand guide for businessmen and professionals - these are in short the qualities of the book under review, which has stood the test of time and is now in its seventh edition."

 


Table Of Contents:

Part I

CONTRACT 

  1. Agreement, Contract, Proposal and Acceptance

  1. Consideration

  2. Capacity to Contract

  3. Free Consent

  4. Legality of Object

  5. Discharge of Contract

  6. Contract of Indemnity

  7. Guarantee

  8. Bailment

  9. Pledge

  10. Agency 

Part II

PARTNERSHIP 

  1. Law of Partnership

  2. Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 

Part III

SALE OF GOODS AND COMPETITION LAW 

  1. Sale of Goods Act, 1930

Part IV

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS 

  1. Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 

Part V

COMPANY LAW 

  1. Company Law 

Part VI

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS 

  1. Trade Marks Act, 1999

  2. Copyright Act, 1957

  3. Patents Act, 1970

  4. Designs Act, 2000


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