Representations and warranties in contracts
A warranty is a promise that a particular statement made is true at the date of the contract. A breach of warranty gives rise to a claim for breach of contract – the main remedy being an award of damages. A representation, like a warranty, is a statement of fact but is one which is made during contractual negotiations in order to induce another party to enter into a contract.
Join us for a two-hour webinar in which we will take a closer look at these terms and their implications.
12 August 2021, 15:00-17:00
Dale Hutchison is head of the Internal Research Unit at ENSafrica, and Emeritus Professor of UCT’s department of Private Law. After doctoral studies at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he returned to UCT as a senior lecturer in Roman Dutch & Private Law. He received a Distinguished Teacher Award in 1982, and in 1983 was appointed to the Chair of Roman Dutch & Private Law. He has also served the Faculty as Deputy Dean; sat as a Commissioner of the Small Claims Court in Wynberg. His main teaching subjects are the Law of Contract and the Law of Cession, but he has also taught many other courses including: the Law of Delict; Succession; Trusts; Estoppel; and Criminal Law. A particular research interest of his has been the problem of economic loss on the border between contract and delict. He has published extensively and was General Editor of Wille's Principles of South African Law. He has practised as an advocate of the High Court.
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