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    Question 1 The law of tort can be defined as a claim for breach contract, which a right of civil action for damages may arise. Negligence as a law comes from the case Donoghue vs Stevenson and is defined as the breach of a legal duty to take care thus causing an undesired outcome by the defendant to...
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  • Elements of the Law of Contarct
    Elements of the law of contract Catharine MacMillan Richard Stone This subject guide was prepared for the University of London International Programmes by:  Catharine MacMillan BA (Victoria), LLB (Queen’s, Canada), LLM (Cantab), Lecturer in Law, School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London ...
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  • Element of the Law of Contract
    Elements of the law of contract Catharine MacMillan Richard Stone 2009 LLB 2650040 Diploma in Law 2690040 page 2 This subject guide was prepared for the University of London External System by: University of London External System Catharine MacMillan BA (Victoria) , LLB (Queen’s, Canada)...
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  • Commercial Law Issues
    in the News Today amount to an offer or an invitation to treat? Explanation of the Law: A proposal or an offer must be distinguished from an invitation to treat. It is provided in section 2(a) of the Contracts Act 1950 which states that a proposal is made when “one person signifies to another his...
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  • Common Law
    COMMON LAW: Answer to the question no :1 Common-law courts base their decisions on prior judicial pronouncements rather than on legislative enactments. Where a statute governs the dispute, judicial interpretation of that statute determines how the law applies. Common-law judges rely on their...
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  • blaw
    A contract can be defined as a “legally enforceable agreement”.1 The source of law of contract in England is mainly case law. In Hong Kong, the English common law rules and the rules of equity are applied and subject only to legislative amendment. The elements required for a legally binding contract...
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  • Common Law
     Assignment On Common Law Submitted To: Dr. Simon Palmquist Word Count: 1,919 Table of Contents Question 1................................................................................................................ 02 Question 2..............................
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  • Law Case Study Wholesome Vegetables Ltd
    INTRODUCTION A contract has been defined as a legally binding agreement or, in the words of Sir Frederick Pollock: ‘A promise or set of promises which the law will enforce’. However, not all promises or agreements give rise to contracts. According to the case study, Andrew, who works as a salesman...
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  • E-Commerce Offer vs Invitation to Treat
    the legal status of Web advert and whether it would amount to an offer in law; Q2) If so, consider whether the filling in of the" buy now" form amounted to an acceptance of the offer; Q3) Outline the consumer buyer's rights under the Distance Selling Regulations as they may apply to this sale. In this...
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  • Mail Box Rule
    Acceptance by Telephone: In a few cases the court has dealt with the making of a contract by telephone. Restatement contracts, states, “Acceptance given by telephone is governed by the principles applicable to oral acceptance where the parties are in the presence of each other”. There is no comment;...
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  • Offer and Acceptance
    Offer and acceptance | Contract law | Part of the common law series | Contract formation | Offer and acceptance · Mailbox rule Mirror image rule · Invitation to treat Firm offer · Consideration | Defenses against formation | Lack of capacity Duress · Undue influence Illusory promise ·...
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  • Modes of Acceptance
    What are the modes of acceptance recognised under the Contracts Act 1950 (Revised 1974) and common law. Support your answers with reference to decided cases. An acceptance must be communicated for it to be effective and valid. The mental assent of both parties is not required...
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  • Pika
    LAW3201 Foundations of Business Law Topic 3: LAW OF CONTRACT (Acceptance) Readings: Lee Mei Ping, General Principles of Malaysian Law, 5th Edition, 2005, Oxford Fajar Sdn Bhd Abdul Majid, Krishnan Arjunan, Business Law in Malaysia, 2005, Lexis Nexis Malayan Law Journal Beatrix Vohrah, Wu Min...
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  • Mailbox Rule
    Mailbox Rule Discussing Development & Application of Mailbox Rule I. Introduction In the Common Law system, “the Mailbox Rule is an alternate term for the Postal Rule; when mailed, an acceptance of an offer to contract is valid...
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  • Hello
    Kirat Lecturer : MS. Nadiah Suki Introduction This assignment will argue that this is a voidable contract and therefore the defendant is not obliged to deliver on their promise to the plaintiff. This is because of the terms in the agreement was not fulfill...
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  • l of contract 1
    Acceptance of an Offer  Valid acceptance is an essential component of a valid contract. As such, it is important that the principles pertaining to acceptance be understood.  Acceptance is a final and unqualified acceptance of/agreement to the terms of an offer.  Acceptance may...
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  • Unilateral contract
    common law, a contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more parties that sets an exchange of promises of what each party will or will not do".(Elliott,2011,p.13) The contract can be unilateral and bilateral. if the oferee can accept simply by promising to perform, the contract is bilateral...
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  • Student
    This chapter deals with the traditional ‘offer and acceptance’ required for formation of a contract, introducing the principle of objectivity in contractual formation and contrasting bilateral and unilateral contracts. Offers are contrasted with invitations to treat and standard commercial situations are...
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  • Business Law
    Spike telling him that the clubs had been sold elsewhere. Tom had agreed to sell the clubs to his brother in law for £1050.” We will be specifically looking into the law of contract. A contract can be defined as a legally binding agreement between two or more parties. In this way it differs from other...
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  • Criminal Justice System
    of dealing with criminal offences. It protects the public and reduces crime. Criminal system does not get involved in any other justice system, for example they do not get involved with the Civil Justice System. It only contributes to give punishments. The aim of the Criminal Justice System is to distribute...
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