n Acta Juridica - Interpretation of suretyships and the Constitution - contract law

Volume 2019 Number 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1346
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2088


There seem to be different approaches to the interpretation of contracts. These approaches have a bearing on the certainty of contracts and a disregard of the evidentiary part of the parol evidence rule. This is especially the case in the law of suretyship, where creditors are no longer certain that the surety will adhere to the bargain that he contracted for. This essay examines two similar Supreme Court of Appeal cases where the outcomes were different.

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