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INDUSTRIAL LAW

BY THE SAME AUTHOR

BANKING

AND NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

A MANUAL OF PRACTICAL LAW

Fourth Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

Crown 8vo, Cloth. Price 5s. net.

INTRODUCTION TO

COMMERCIAL LAW

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BARRISTER-AT-LAW ; LATE VINERIAN SCHOLAR, OXFORD UNIVERSITY ;
PROFESSOR OF COMMERCIAL LAW AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM ;

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PREFACE

This book is the outcome of a course of Lectures delivered here to an audience consisting partly of undergraduates reading for the Commerce Degree, and partly of students aiming at the Social Study Diploma. It is primarily addressed to employers of labour, economists, social workers, and officials whose duties bring them into contact with industry. At the same time the book has been planned on a scale sufficiently ample for its use as a work of reference, and lawyers may find it useful.

The output of Industrial Legislation during the past ten years has been so large that the difficulty has been to include all relevant matter in a single volume, and the general line adopted has been to treat legal principles and the more important parts of statutes in the text, and to refer less important parts and the huge mass of statutory Rules and Orders to the appendices, inserting where necessary a summary in the text itself. An analytical table of contents of both text and appendices is given.

To make a subject so full of detail more simple and comprehensible, the author has inserted certain general chapters, including one on Non-Parliamentary Industrial Legislation which has already appeared in the Economic Journal for September 1915. The author is grateful for permission to republish this.

With the same end in view, matters of administration have been explained ; statistics indicating the comparative practical importance of various enactments have been given ; an Act like the Factory and Workshop Act, 1901, has been

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