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Issues in Cancellation of Commercial Contracts & Leases

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Sarah Devoy 2016 Natalie Miller 2016
Sarah Devoy
Lee Salmon Long
Natalie Miller
Simpson Grierson

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Authors: Sarah Devoy, Natalie Miller
Published: 11 October 2016
Pages: 65


This part of the booklet looks at cancellation of contracts under the Contractual Remedies Act 1979 (CRA), focusing on cancellation for breach of an essential term. It considers the key provisions in the CRA, looks at the leading case in New Zealand on essentiality, the current test to determine essentiality, and provides comment on cancellation notices and remedies and relief.

Content outline

  • Part one: Issues in cancellation of commercial contracts
  • Contractual Remedies Act 1979
  • Essentiality – a closer look
  • Leading case on essentiality – Kumar v Station Properties Ltd
  • Test for determining essentiality in New Zealand
  • Cases citing Kumar v Station Properties
  • Cancellation letters
  • Remedies and relief (in brief)
  • Part two: Issues in cancellation of commercial leases
  • Introduction to the PLA
  • Notices of intention to cancel
  • Cancellation methods
  • Lessee’s right to relief
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