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Publisher: Sultan Chand & Sons

Publishing Year: 2020

Size (mm): 240.00 x 180.00

ISBN: 93-5161-156-1

Page nos.: xxiv + 1,448

MRP: 730.00

Subject: Law

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The 38th Revised and Enlarged Edition of the book entitled “Elements of Mercantile Law”. This book is specially written for B. Com, M. Com, CA, CS, CMA, MBA, LLB and Other Commerce Courses of all Indian Universities.

The book is divided into three Volumes. Volume I is Law of Contract, Volume II is Company Law and Volume III is Industrial Law

The salient features of the present edition are as follows:

  • A new chapter on ‘Goods and Services Tax (GST)’ has been included in this edition. In order to bring uniformity in Tax rates and to simplify the tax mechanism, Central Government rolled out Goods and Services Tax (GST) from 1st July, 2017.
  • The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016’ is the Bankruptcy Law of India has been added.
  • A chapter on ‘Limited Liability Partnership’ popularly known as LLP has been added in the present edition. LLP combines the advantage of both the Company and Partnership into a single form of organization.
  • Volume II of the book on Company Law with Schedules has been thoroughly updated and amended upto 2019.


  • Introductory
Part One – General Principles of Law of Contract
  • Nature of Contract
  • Offer and Acceptance
  • Consideration
  • Capacity to Contract
  • Free Consent
  • Legality of Object
  • Void Agreements
  • Contingent Contracts
  • Performance of Contract
  • Discharge of Contract
  • Remedies for Breach of Contract
  • Quasi-Contracts
Part Two – Special Contracts
  • Indemnity and Guarantee
  • Bailment and Pledge
  • Contract of Agency
  • Sale of Goods
  • Conditions and Warranties
  • Transfer of Property
  • Performance of Contract
  • Rights of an Unpaid Seller
  • Nature of Partnership
  • Relations of Partners
  • Dissolution of Firm
  • Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Notes, Bills and Cheques
  • Parties to a Negotiable Instrument
  • Negotiation
  • Presentment of a Negotiable Instrument
  • Dishonour of a Negotiable Instrument
  • Discharge of a Negotiable Instrument
  • Rules of Evidence Estoppel and International Law
  • Hundis
  • Banker and Customer
  • Arbitration
  • Conciliation
  • Law of Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Fire Insurance
  • Marine Insurance
  • Carriage of Goods
  • Carriage by Sea
  • Carriage by Air
Part Three – Law of Insolvency
  • The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
Part Four – Other Laws
  • The Consumer Protection Act, 1986
  • The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
  • The Information Technology Act, 2000
  • The Competition Act, 2000
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST)


  • Nature of Company
  • Kinds of Companies
  • Formation of Company
  • Memorandum of Association
  • Articles of Association
  • Prospectus
  • Share Capital and Debentures
  • Acceptance of Deposits by Companies
  • Registration of Charges
  • Management and Administration
  • Declaration and Payment of Dividend
  • Accounts of Companies
  • Audit and Auditors
  • Appointment of Directors
  • Meeting of Board and its Powers
  • Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel
  • Inspection, Inquiry and Investigation
  • Compromises, Arrangements and Amalgamations
  • Prevention of Oppression and Mismanagement
  • Registered Valuers
  • Removal of Names of Companies from the Register of Companies
  • Winding Up
  • Companies Authorised to Register under Companies Act
  • Companies Incorporated Outside India
  • Government Companies
  • Registration Offices and Fees
  • Companies to Furnish Information or Statistics
  • Nidhi
  • National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal
  • Special Courts
  • Miscellaneous
  • The Companies Act, 2013 (Schedules)


Part One – Working Conditions
  • The Factories Act, 1948
Part Two – Social Security
  • The Employees’ Compensation Act, 1923
  • The Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948
  • The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
  • The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (as amended upto 29-3-2018)
  • The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
  • The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
  • The Minimum Wages Act, 1948
Part Three – Disputes
  • The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
Part Four – Standing Order
  • The Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946
Part Five – Workers’ Organisations
  • The Trade Unions Act, 1926
Part Six – Bonus
  • The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
  • Part Seven – Miscellaneous
  • The Apprentices Act, 1961
  • The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959
  • The Collection of Statistics Act, 2008

ISBN13: 978-93-5161-156-1

Weight: 2000.00

Edition: 38th Revised Edition

Language: English

Title Code: 278


Authored By : Kapoor N.D.
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