Hire Purchase  

Hire Purchase

ISBN 978-98-3519-13-2
Author: Nasser Hamid
Binding: Softcover/Extent: 651 pp
Publication Price: MYR 230.00
The law is stated as of August 15 2008

This publication is designed to provide the reader with a clear and simple guide pertaining to hire purchase transactions. The principal statutory implications of the Hire Purchase Act 1967 (Act 212) (Revised -1978) are discussed by way of decided cases. The ramifications of each section together with an interpretation of those sections are provided by way of decided cases. Extracts from key case law are provided to present the reader with an easy to read approach to the law of hire purchase applicable in Malaysia. Case Notes are also provided to indicate where cases have been considered or distinguished.

Each chapter begins with the examination of the rights, duties and obligations of the parties involved in a hire purchase transaction and then evolves into an examination the breach of those rights, duties and obligations and the consequences culminating in the remedies available to the parties. The book is demarcated in essence by the rights, duties and obligations of the Owner (Hiror), the Hirer, the Dealer and the Guarantor. All relevant Malaysian decisions are included within each chapter of Hire Purchase. Every effort has been made to ensure that Hire Purchase provides the most up-to-date publication on the subject currently available.

Also provided in the publication are the HIRE PURCHASE ACT 1967 (ACT 212) (REVISED-1978), HIRE_PURCHASE (RECOVERY OF POSSESSION AND MAINTENANCE OF RECORDS BY OWNERS) REGULATIONS 1976, HIRE-PURCHASE (COMPOUNDING OF OFFENCES) REGUALTIONS 1993, HIRE-PURCHASE (AMENDMENT OF SCHEDULES) ORDER 2005, HIRE-PURCHASE (TERM CHARGES) REGULATIONS 2005, HIRE-PURCHASE REGISTRATION (SARAWAK) (REPEAL) ACT 2007 (ACT 677).


Topics Covered At a Glance:

  • Nature of Hire Purchase Transactions
  • The Hire Purchase Act 1967
  • Breach by Owner - Pre Contractual Obligations & Formation of Contract
  • Breach by Owner - Title to Goods
  • Breach by Owner - Quality of Goods
  • Breach by Hirer (Including Rights to Hirer, Obligation & Duties of Hirer)
  • Dealer
  • Guarantor

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