Definition Of The Contract
LexInter | October 11, 2007 | 0 Comments

Definition Of The Contract

Definition of the contractArticle 1101  of the Civil Code

The contract is an agreement by which one or more people undertake, towards one or more others, to give, to do or not to do something.  

The contract is thus a source of obligations between the persons , subjects of law.

 

 

 

Preliminary draft reform of the law of obligations

The preliminary draft reform of the law of obligations gives this definition of the contract

Art. 1102 A contract is an agreement by which one or more persons bind themselves to one or more others to perform a service.

 

 

Belgian Civil Code

Article 1101

    The contract is an agreement by which one or more people undertake, towards one or more others, to give, to do or not to do something.

Civil Code of Quebec

Article 1378.  The contract is an agreement of will, by which one or more persons bind themselves to one or more others to perform a service.  

Swiss Code of Obligations Obligations resulting from a contract


Restatement (Second) of Contract

 

The Restatement (Second) of Contract gives in its §1   this definition of the contract

A contract is a promise or a set of promises for the breach of which the law gives a remedy, or the performance of which the law in some way recognizes as a duty.

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