Acquisition List of New Books

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No.
Author/Title/Abstract
Book Cover
Class No
1.

Rincon Rubiano, Daniel

     Environmental law in Colombia / Daniel Rincon Rubiano. - 2nd edition. - Alphen aan den Rijn : Kluwer Law International, 2014.

Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this book provides ready access to legislation and practice concerning the environment in Columbia. A general introduction covers geographic considerations, political, social and cultural aspects of environmental study, the sources and principles of environmental law, environmental legislation, and the role of public authorities.

KN 94.C65
RIN

2.

Sayles, Victoria

     Land law : concentrate / Victoria Sayles. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Land Law Concentrate is the essential study and revision guide for law students looking to consolidate knowledge and achieve the best possible marks in their exams. Providing clear, succinct coverage of the essential topics, it enable you to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this area of law and excel in exams.

KN 62
SAY

3.

Goods and Services Tax Act 2014 / with introduction by Choong Kwai Fatt. - Subang Jaya : Sweet & Maxwell : Thomson Reuters, 2014.

Towards this end, the Act reproduced in this volume is accompanied by an Introduction written by a renowned tax specialist. The Introduction clearly explains the main concepts behind the Malaysian GST model such as supply, input tax and output tax, taxable period, registered person and threshold. It also highlights the mechanism for collection, registration requirements, enforcement, appeal and review, offences and penalties, transitional provisions, and GST's linkage with sales tax and service tax for the last taxable period.

KM 337
CHO

4.

Livermore, John

     Transport law in Australia / John Livermore. - 2nd edition. - Alphen aan den Rijn : Kluwer Law International, 2014.

Derived from the renowned multi-volume 'International Encyclopaedia of Laws', this book provides a systematic approach to transport law as applied in Australia. The book describes the main sources of transport law, jurisdiction and courts, state immunity, and the legal role of transport intermediaries, with detailed reference to maritime law, transport by road, transport by air, transport by rail, and inland navigation. A special chapter is devoted to multimodal transport.

KN 320.A82
LIV

5.

Hu James, Zhengliang

     Transport law in China / James Zhengliang Hu. - Alphen aan den Rijn : Kluwer Law International, 2015.

Derived from the renowned multivolume 'International Encyclopaedia of Laws', this book provides a systematic approach to transport law as applied in China. The book describes the main sources of transport law, jurisdiction and courts, state immunity, and the legal role of transport intermediaries, with detailed reference to maritime law, transport by road, transport by air, transport by rail, and inland navigation.

KN 320.C54
HUJ

6.

Davies, Martin

     International transactions in goods : global sales in comparative context / Martin Davies, David V. Snyder. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

International Transactions in Goods: Global Sales in Comparative Context explains the complex transactional structures common in international sales, from both an international and a domestic legal perspective. In a straightforward, accessible style, this course book sets out typical business models and commercial practices, including sample legal and commercial documents, and outlining the laws that govern them. Closely attuned to practice, this course book covers transactions on a commercial scale and gives full treatment not only to legal topics, but also payment, security, carriage, and insurance, addressing both traditional topics such as letters of credit, bills of lading, and the Incoterms, as well as modern practices like electronic funds transfers, and waybills.

KC 230
DAV

7.

Born, Gary B.

     International commercial arbitration / Gary B. Born. - 2nd. edition. - Alphen aan den Rijn : Kluwer Law International, 2014.

The treatise comprehensively examines the law and practice of contemporary international commercial arbitration, thoroughly explicating all relevant international conventions, national arbitration statutes and institutional arbitration rules. It focuses on both international instruments (particularly the New York Convention) and national law provisions in all leading jurisdictions (including the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration).

KC 1250
BOR

8.

Dean & Dyer, introduction to intellectual property law / Owen Dean (editor), Alison Dyer (editor) ; Tertia Beharie [and 14 others]. - Cape Town, South Africa : Oxford University Press, 2014.

Authored as a collaboration between Spoor & Fisher and the Anton Mostert Chair of Intellectual Property at Stellenbosch University, Dean and Dyer's Digest of Intellectual Property Law presents a substantial, engaging and applied first course in intellectual property law.

KC 111
DEA

9.

Amanda, Leonie

     Red and raw : indigenous rights in Malayia and the law : a research report on the legal framework of indigenous peoples rights in Malaysia / main contributors, Amanda Leonie, Jenifer Lasimbang, Holly Jonas, Benedict Mansul. - Donggongon, Sabah : Jaringan Orang Asal Sabah, 2015.

In International law, the rights of Indigenous Peoples are best enshrined in two international instruments - the United Nations Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the International Labour Organization's Convention No 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples (ILO C169).

KM
208.431.M24
AMA

10.

Nurse, Angus

     An introduction to green criminology & environmental justice / Angus Nurse / Angus Nurse. - London : Sage, 2016.

A comprehensive introduction to green criminology, this book includes a discussion of the relationship between mainstream criminal justice and green crimes. Focused on environmental harm within the context of criminal justice, it takes a global perspective and introduces students to different theoretical perspectives in green criminology.

KM 565.E5
NUR

 

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