By Billy Hammond (Copyright AELS)

August 14, 2019

According to a lecture in the Japanese Civil Law MOOC* I’m taking, the Japanese Civil Code provides for 13 kinds of typical contracts.



13 Types of Contracts (13種類の契約)

贈与 Gifts

売買 Sales

交換 Exchange

使用貸借 Loans for use

消費貸借 Loans for consumption

賃貸借 Lease or Rent

雇用 Employment

請負(うけおい) Work

委任 Mandates

寄託(きたく) Deposits

組合 Partnership contracts

終身定期金 Life Annuities

和解 Settlements


English books by Billy Hammond published by AELS



I. Majoh Gakuin and Hikari Juku – Japanese Witch Schools Trilogy

1. Majoh Gakuin & Hikari Juku – Japanese Witch Schools

2. Lost Witch (The second book)

3. Fate & Magic (The final book in the trilogy)

II. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire Trilogy

1. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire

2. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire – Returns

3. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire – Challenges (The final book in the trilogy)

III. Fantasy fiction set in Japan

1. 21st Century Ninja

2. Regressed

3. Japanese Woman

IV. Fantasy fiction set outside of Japan

1. Dimension Jumpers