n South African Law Journal - Unjustified Enrichment. 1st edition, Daniel Visser : book review

Volume 125, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0258-2503
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2177



The general themes of the book (described at 56ff) are the understanding of 'unjustifiedness' as a value judgement; the notion of subsidiarity to give appropriate protection to the principle of legal certainty in the context of a general enrichment action; and the need to remake the law of unjustified enrichment both by adding new instances which fit into the general elements of enrichment liability as currently understood, and by re-examining the general principles themselves.

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