"Free Consent In Contracts Case Laws" Essays and Research Papers

  • Free Consent In Contracts Case Laws

    FREE CONSENT Meaning * Agreement or act of assenting to an offer * No consent no contract Free ConsentConsent is said to free when it is not caused by * Coercion * Undue influence * Fraud * Misrepresentation * Mistake Flaw in consent * Coercion When person compelled to enter into contract by use of force by other party Coercion is the committing or threatening to commit any act forbidden by Indian Penal Code 1860 or unlawful detaining...

    Contract, Contract law, Crime 738  Words | 5  Pages

  • Free Consent

    CONSENT” DEFINED According to Section 13, “two or more persons are said to be consented when they agree upon the same thing in the same sense.” (Consensus-ad-idem) “FREE CONSENT” DEFINED Under Section 14, Consent is said to be free when it is not caused by 1. coercion, as defined in section 15, or 2. undue influence, as defined in section 16, or 3. fraud, as defined in section 17, or 4. misrepresentation, as defined in section 18, or 5. mistake, subject to the provisions...

    Breach of contract, Contract, Contract law 1452  Words | 6  Pages

  • What Is Free Consent?

    Answer: FREE CONSENT * Meaning of consent: it means an act of assenting to an offer. According to section 13, "Tow or more persons are said to consent when they agree upon the same thing in the same thing in same sense." Thus, consent involves identity of minds in respect of the subject matter of the contract. In English Law, this is called 'consensus-ad-idem'. * Effect of Absence of consent: When there is no consent at all, the agreement is void ab-initio, i.e. it is not enforceable...

    Contract, Contract law, Criminal defenses 2367  Words | 7  Pages

  • Contract

    PAPER – CONTRACT 1 Define contract. Explain the essentials of valid contract. A voluntary, deliberate, and legally binding agreement between two or more competent parties. Contracts are usually written but may be spoken or implied, and generally have to do with employment, sale or lease, or tenancy. 1. Essentials of a valid contract All agreements are not contracts. Only that agreements which is enforceable at law is a contract. An agreement which is enforceable at law cannot be contract. Thus...

    Common law, Contract, Contract law 718  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contract Law Case Study

    first we need to identify if there is a legal binding contract, a contract is a agreement which the law will enforce, a contract is a part of common law, common law is also called custom law, it is made by the judge to protect the community against the crimes, when an issue goes to court and there is no statue law that covers it, a judge will hear the case and issue a verdict. the record of this verdict becomes a precedent so that when similar cases arise, other judges may take into account the penalty...

    Breach of contract, Common law, Contract 1462  Words | 5  Pages

  • Contract Law

    In Business, contracts can be considered as the heart of dealings and have to be taken with utter most consideration of the acceptance, however in order to understand in depth a binding agreement, we must first discuss, what determines a contract or binding agreement. These can be defined as “an agreement which the law will enforce” as well as a “promise or set of promises which the court will enforce”. To facilitate a binding agreement, an acceptance must occur and must be absolutely unconditional...

    Common law, Contract, Contractual term 1349  Words | 4  Pages

  • Contract Law

    PART I. Introduction England's contract law is consisted of several laws and they can not be written or at least explained in a student's assignment, which is consisted of 1000 words. Despite that I will try to outline the main points of the contact law and explain briefly what each means. On the second point I will explain the little difference between the English contact law with the equivalent contract law of my home country which is Cyprus. I wrote "little differences " because, Cyprus is following...

    Common law, Consideration, Contract 1329  Words | 5  Pages

  • Freedom of contract in English Contract law

    Nizhny Novgorod Branch Law faculty The Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law Essay Topic: Freedom of contract in English Contract law Written by 10 Ю-3 group student Buzhak A.S. Under supervision of Popova T. P. PhD, docent Nizhniy Novgorod, 2013 Contract law is designed to protect not only the contractor, but also the consumer.   Freedom to contract is the freedom of individuals and corporations to form contracts without government restrictions...

    Common law, Consumer Protection, Contract 1517  Words | 5  Pages

  • Contract Law Case Study

    introduced in this case. Mr. Good put up an article on The Best Daily saying that he would share half of the advertising cost for anyone who places an advertisement in Best Daily with the intention of ‘initiating major legal response to raise climate change consciousness of the people of Hong Kong'. Our client, Mr. Concern who responded to Mr. Good’s offer, placed advertisements in 15 newspapers expressing ‘support for social reform for the protection of environment’. This case arises when Mr. Concern...

    Consideration, Contract, Contract law 1546  Words | 5  Pages

  • Contract Law

    Introduction Unlike other civil law legal systems, such as the German one and the American one, United Kingdom’s (UK) and Hong Kong’s (HK) do not recognize the approach of general principle of good faith in contract law, as illustrated in Walford v Miles1. Yet, good faith should be promoted in UK and HK because one should value fairness in the whole course of dealing, from the point of pre-contractual negotiations till the discharge of he contracts. This essay aims at showing the merits of a good...

    Common law, Consumer Protection, Contract 1355  Words | 4  Pages

  • My favourite contract law case

     Carlill v. The Carbolic Smoke Ball Company. The case of Carlill v. The Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, centred around an advertisement which was placed in the Pall Mall Gazette on November 13, 1891. The advertisement was entered by The Carbolic Smoke Ball Company and was promoting a “medical preparation”1 which the company had developed, called the Carbolic Smoke Ball. The advertisement clamed that “During the last epidemic of influenza many thousand carbolic smoke balls were sold as preventatives...

    Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, Contract, Contract law 2673  Words | 7  Pages

  • Contract Law Free on Board Fob Cif

    In this case study, Patina is the seller and Luca is the buyer under an FOB (Free on Board) agreement. General picture of a FOB contract can be congregated from the case of Wimble & Sons v Rosenberg & Sons which describes it as a contract for the sale of goods where the seller which in this case is Patina who agrees to deliver the goods over the ship’s rail and the buyer or Luca in this stance agrees to convey it overseas. According to English law, the case of Pyrene v Scindia defines a classic FOB...

    Breach of contract, Common law, Contract 1547  Words | 4  Pages

  • Contract Law

    of offer, acceptance, and consideration will not guarantee a legally enforceable contract”. Discuss. A contract is an agreement which normally consists of an 'offer' and an 'acceptance' and involves the 'meeting of the minds' or consensus between two or more parties with the intention to create a legally enforceable binding contract. Therefore in this essay, the four core elements needed for the formation of a contract such as offer, acceptance, and consideration and intention to create legal relations...

    Common law, Contract, Contract law 2561  Words | 7  Pages

  • Discuss the essential elements of a valid contract?

    Ans: Section 2(h) of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 defines a contract as an agreement enforceable by law. Section 2(e) defines agreement as "everypromise and every set of promises forming consideration for each other." Section2(b) defines promise in the word: "When the person to whom the proposal ismade signifies his assent thereto, the proposal is said to be accepted. A proposalwhen accepted becomes a promise." From the above definition of promise, it is obvious that an agreement...

    Common law, Contract, Contract law 698  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contract Law

    Contract is an agreement between two or more competent parties in which an offer is made and accepted, and each party benefits. No contract can come into being unless the following features exist: an actual offer, an acceptance, consideration (this means that each party will contribute something of a material value to the bargain) and an intention to create legal relations. The agreement can be formal, informal, written, or just plain understood. (a) For a contract to exist the offer must be...

    Common law, Contract, Contract law 1675  Words | 5  Pages

  • Business Law Case Study

    Case Jonathan, a moneylender makes a loan of $1,000 to Sheba on Sheba’s representation that she is 19 years old. Sheba is in fact 17 years old. She enrolled for diploma course with a private college for $500, spent $200 on a holiday, and the balance of $300 on a mini hi-fi set. She now refuses to pay Jonathan. In this case, we are acting for Jonathan (plaintiff). Jonathan sues Sheba (defendant) because of free consent and capacity. Free consent that we talk is about misrepresentation whereas...

    Contract, Contract law, Law 1939  Words | 7  Pages

  • Contract Law

    Part 1 A contract is an agreement between two or more parties, which can be legally enforceable. A contract maybe written or oral, although an oral agreement can be difficult to prove in court. In order for a contract to exist it must include four elements, that being offer, acceptance, intention and consideration. (Sweeney & O’Reilly 2007 pg 160). A contract only exists when an offer has been accepted, an offer has the intention to be legally binding and the willingness to contract on certain...

    Breach of contract, Contract, Contract law 1750  Words | 6  Pages

  • Law of Contract

    Felthouse v Bindley From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Felthouse v Bindley Court Court of Common Pleas Citation(s) (1862) 11 Cb (NS) 869; [1862] EWHC CP J35; 142 ER 1037 Transcript(s) Full text of judgment Judge(s) sitting Willes J, Byles J and Keating J Felthouse v Bindley (1862) EWHC CP J 35, is the leading English contract law case on the rule that one cannot impose an obligation on another to reject one's offer. This is sometimes misleadingly expressed as a rule that "silence cannot...

    Complaint, Contract, Defendant 1736  Words | 5  Pages

  • Law on Contracts

    OUTLINE OF LECTURE IN LAW ON CONTRACTS (Defective Contracts) 1. Defective contracts a. Rescissible contract – valid until rescinded; b. Voidable contract – valid until annulled; c. Unenforceable contract – cannot be sued upon or enforced unless ratified; d. Void contract – no effect at all, cannot be ratified or validated 2. Rescission Rescission is the remedy granted by law to the contracting parties and sometimes even to third persons in order to recover indemnity...

    Contract, Contract law, Law 997  Words | 5  Pages

  • business law

    QUESTION 3 Based on the case given Richard entered only into a donation agreement in terms of which he will provide a free daily lunch to members of the political party, after freightened by Jonathan’s threat. Therefore this contract is not with Richard’s consent. According to the case of situation, there was Coercion and Undue Influence by the political party and Jonathan. “Coercion” is the committing, or threatening to commit any act forbidden by the Panel Code, or the unlawful detaining or...

    Contract, Contract law, Law 942  Words | 3  Pages

  • Construction Law Cases

    Michael Sanchez NS4874 CMGT 3280-01 Homework #1 Slavin v. Borinstein (1994) The issue in this case is between the plaintiff, Leon Slavin, and the defendant, Joan W. Borinstein. Slavin is suing Borinstein over a dispute that erupted over payments on a construction project that were not received; on a project Slavin was building for Borinstein. Borinstein and her people agreed to pay Slavin 10 percent of the cost on a house they wanted to build in Los Angles. They would make the payments...

    Common law, Contract, Contractual term 1239  Words | 4  Pages

  • Business Law: Analysis of Contract Case Study

    AB107 Business Law Written Assignment Advise whether the terms of the Licence Agreement apply and whether the Exclusion of Liability clause is valid and effective in protecting UcanB007 from liabilities. [pic] The foremost issue pertaining to this case is that of whether the terms of the License Agreement are part of the contract between Ah Siong and UcanB007, and hence the enforceability of the terms should Ah Siong decide to sue UcanB007 in contract for his losses. Due to the nature...

    Breach of contract, Contract, Contract law 2053  Words | 7  Pages

  • Contract Law

    Introduction A contract is formed when one of the parties has to accept an offer made by the other. Here, David places an advertisement in the local newspaper of a reward, £1000 for the safe return of each of his six cats. This shows he is making an offer to all the readers of the Daily Bungle. An offer is defined as follows: “An offer is a statement of the terms upon which the offeror is prepared to be bound if acceptance is communicated while the offer remains alive1.” The critical aspect of...

    Breach of contract, Consideration, Contract 2339  Words | 11  Pages

  • Contract Law- Terms of a Contract

    LAW 203 – LAW OF CONRACT 1 ASSIGNMENT 2 STUDENT ID: S120343 LECTURER/TUTOR: MR HUMPHREY MARAU NUMBER OF WORDS: 2284 Contract law is a body of law that governs oral and written agreements associated with exchange of goods and services, money, and properties. Not only does contract law set out the rules and guidelines of how to form a contract but also teaches us how the parties to a contract are to fulfil it and what may happen when the terms of a contract are not fulfilled. The background...

    Common law, Contract, Contract law 2508  Words | 7  Pages

  • Contract Law

    requirements for a valid contract. A contract is an exchange of promises between two or more parties to do or refrain from doing an act which is enforceable in a court of law. www.wikipedi.org A contract is a binding agreement between two or more people stating to do something or refrain from doing something. Not all agreements are classified as contracts. A contract is known as an acceptance or offer enforced by law between two or more people. When creating a contract all people or parties...

    Breach of contract, Common law, Consumer Protection 1665  Words | 6  Pages

  • Contract Law

    Different approach taken by the Court of Appeal in Williams v Roffey was it fair or not? It is commonly accepted within the English Contract Law that the models of contractual fairness must exist in contractual disputes. Essential to these models is the doctrine of consideration and the principles that comes under the doctrine of consideration such as laws derived from both Williams v Roffey (1990) and Stilk v Myrick (1809). Starting with the development of the doctrine of consideration and...

    Breach of contract, Consideration, Consumer Protection 2568  Words | 6  Pages

  • Contract Law

    By the case of Hughes v Metropolitan Railway Co the doctrine of Promissory Estoppel was establish and the derivation of modern doctrine of it is to be found in the The doctrine of Promissory Estoppel was first developed but was lost for some time until it was resurrected by Lord Denning in the leading case of Central London Property Trust Ltd v High Trees House Ltd. Promissory estoppel There are three exceptions to the rule in Pinnel's case. They are composite agreement, payment of debt...

    Common law, Contract, Contract law 1487  Words | 5  Pages

  • Contract Law

    Contract Law Introduction In the following case note I will examine the High Court case; Smart Telecom Plc. V Radio Teilefis Eireann & Glanbia Plc. [2006] IEHC 176. The essence of this case is one involving a request for tenders put forward by RTE for sponsorship and the subsequent refusal of Smart Telecom’s referential bid thereto. The questions raised were (1) whether referential bidding was a permissible term of RTE’s offer and (2) if not, were they were obliged to re-tender the contract...

    Auction, Bidding, Breach of contract 2431  Words | 7  Pages

  • BE THE LAW

     LAW DEVELOPMENT CENTER NAME: SUNNA HILAL LUQMAN Answer to the question; BREIF FACTS: Peter reads an advertisement in the new vision of a special x-mas discounted fare of shs 20000 only to Arua by the executive coach bus company but on reaching he was told that the offer was only for the first ten customers and he was not eligible which made him pay 40000 for a regular seat. His suitcase with clothes valued at 1000000shs was given to another passenger whose suitcase was given to peter...

    Acts of the Apostles, Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, Contract 955  Words | 3  Pages

  • Law, Understanding Contracts

     Understanding Contracts Sultan Shabazz September 29, 2013 International Legal and Ethical Issues in Business, Sunday, 10:00 p.m. American InterContinental University Professor Jarrod Burch Certification of Authorship: I certify that I am the author of this paper and that any assistance received in its preparation is fully acknowledged and disclosed in this paper. I have also cited any sources from which I used data, ideas, words, either quoted directly or...

    Consideration, Contract, Contract law 901  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contract Law

    Contract A contract is a promise between two or more persons involving the exchange of some good or service. Some of the basic elements of a contract include: an offer and an acceptance; "capacity," or being of legal age and sound competence; "mutual assent," or agreement on the terms of a contract; and "consideration," or compensation for goods or services rendered. The element that distinguishes a contract from an informal agreements is that it is legally binding:the law provides...

    Arbitration, Civil law, Codification 935  Words | 3  Pages

  • Contract cases

    Case name Case facts What it links to Rookes V Barnard Rookes sued the union officials, including Mr Barnard, the branch chairman. Rookes said that he was the victim of a tortious intimidation that had used unlawful means to induce BOAC to terminate his contract. The strike was alleged to be the unlawful means. -The case was almost immediately reversed Miliangos V George Frank Textiles George Frank Ltd was a Swiss textile producer who sold and delivered textiles to Miliangos, textile...

    Case law, Common law, Obiter dictum 1192  Words | 5  Pages

  • Contract Law

    Contract Law BUSN150-1205A-03 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business An express contract is created with words either written or spoken. This also implies that all of the parties involved are aware and agree that a contract is being entered into. An example of an express contract would be one person offering to sell an item they own to another party for a set price, the other party agrees verbally and they shake hands on the deal. This is an express contract and is enforceable by...

    Consideration, Contract, Contract law 938  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom of Contract in English Law

    an era where the exercise of law of freedom were extremely restricted. In today’s English law, freedom of contract is one the foundation of contract law. The existence of freedom of contract requires three main considerations: the freedom to contract or not to contract, the freedom to choose with whom to contract, and the freedom to decide the terms of the contract. Thus parties are totally free to engage or not to engage in agreements. However, freedom of contract can fail to have the desired...

    Breach of contract, Common law, Consumer Protection 2235  Words | 6  Pages

  • law case study

    a memorandum addressing the following matters in detail, and including relevant case law to support your arguments: What are Buyer's potential claims against Seller? What are Seller's potential defences? Who is likely to prevail in the event this case goes to court? Assume Buyer prevails in his lawsuit against Seller.  What damages is Buyer likely to receive from the court? SUMMARY AND RELEVANT FACTS In this case Buyer is plaintiff whereas Seller is defendant. October 1: Buyer saw courier...

    Breach of contract, Contract, Contract law 2210  Words | 7  Pages

  • Business Law Cases Solved

    Chapter 1 Introduction to International and Comparative Law Case 1-1. IGNACIO SEQUIHUA V. TEXACO INC. ET AL. United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 1994. FACTS: Plaintiffs, Ecuador residents, filed suit in Texas over alleged environmental damage in Ecuador. Plaintiffs pray for money damages, an injunction to clean up, and a court-administered trust fund. Defendants bring motions to dismiss. ISSUE: Should the court decline to exercise jurisdiction based on...

    Common law, Federal government of the United States, Law 1910  Words | 7  Pages

  • Law of Contract: Genuine Consent

    Lecture 8 Law of Contract: Genuine Consent INTRODUCTION Although the contract may have the essentials of a valid offer, acceptance, legal intentions and consideration, its validity or enforceability may be affected by a number of factors. The agreement may be wanting in genuine consent between the parties. That is, although the parties may appear to have reached an agreement, it may not have been genuinely achieved because of misconduct, pressure, unfairness, or fear by those involved...

    Contract, Contract law, Contractual term 2552  Words | 9  Pages

  • Question Business Law

    per barrel or RM26.00 per barrel. This is a contract and the contract is a legal, because Az oil Co agree to supply oil per barrel to CRT Distributors Bhd. Consideration need not be adequate Section 26 “ an agreement is not void merely because the consideration is inadequate. Section 26 illustration (f) “ A agree to supply a quantity of oil at RM24.00 or Rm26.00. the agreement is a contract notusthstanding the inadequacy of the consideration. Case : Phang Swee Kim v. Beh I Hock (1964) MLJ...

    Contract, Contract law, Gentlemen's agreement 2042  Words | 6  Pages

  • When does an Agreement become a Contract?

    WHEN DOES AN AGREEMENT BECOME A CONTRACT? (1) There must be some consideration for it According to Section-2(d) of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 “When, at the desire of the promisor, the promisee or any other person has done or abstained from doing, or does or abstains from doing, or promises to do or to abstain from doing, something, such act or abstinence or promise is called a consideration for the promise.” According to Section-25 “Agreement without consideration, void, unless it is in...

    Appeal, Common law, Consideration 1567  Words | 4  Pages

  • Contract Law

    “The parties to an executory contract are often faced, in the course of carrying it out, with a turn of events which they did not at all anticipate – a wholly abnormal rise or fall in prices, a sudden depreciation of currency, an unexpected obstacle to the execution, or the like. Yet this does not in itself affect the bargain which they have made…” (per Lord Simon in British Movietonews Ltd. v. London and District Cinemas [1952] A.C. 166 at 185). Discuss this dictum and explain the respects in...

    Consumer Protection, Contract, Contract law 2451  Words | 7  Pages

  • Contract Law Case Study

    is implying that it is always true. She also says that gender feminism is ‘notoriously impossible’ to falsify, which is also a straw man, because she states an extreme point of view about something, trying to distract the public my stating that this case is always as such. It can also be viewed that this woman is right, and therefore she does not use any fallacy by speaking. What Christina Sommers says make sense, and therefore she can exaggerate this much: it is not a straw man whatsoever. But even...

    Ad hominem, Fallacy, Hasty generalization 976  Words | 3  Pages

  • Common Law Contracts

    to the contracts between Grocery, Inc. and its vendors? Do common law contracts apply? Explain your answer in detail. Your answer should compare and contrast law contracts and UCC Article 2 contracts. The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Article 2 applies only to contracts for the sale of goods. The definition of goods is defined as goods that are tangible, movable, or personal property. However, UCC Article 2 does not apply to real estate contracts or employment contracts. Common law contracts are for...

    Breach of contract, Common law, Consumer Protection 1491  Words | 4  Pages

  • Contract Law

    Question 1: In what court was the case heard? The case was heard in the New South Wales Supreme Court under the jurisdiction of the equity division. Question 2: Name the judge and explain his title at the time this case was heard. The active judge, Justice Rein was seeing this case. At present his Honour Nigel Geoffrey Rein is an admiralty list judge of the supreme courts equity division. (Supreme court of New South Wales, 2013) However, at the time the case of Peter Smythe v Vincent Thomas...

    Auction, Contract, EBay 2742  Words | 8  Pages

  • Contract Law Problem

    Contract Law – Formative Assessment Alex would be suing Betty for a breach of contract. He would only succeed if he’s able to prove that a contract was in place. A contract can be defined as “a written or spoken agreement that is intended to be enforceable by law.” In order for it to be formed, agreement must take place and it can be broken down into two elements. Firstly, an offer. This can be described as an expression of willingness to contract on clear terms, with the intention that it will...

    Breach of contract, Contract, Contract law 980  Words | 3  Pages

  • Business Law Contracts Essay

    in contract and is seeking damages of $30,000 which he believes is the outstanding amount that is owed to him by J. This case touches on the fundamental concepts of contract law where H can only claim damages if the formation of a valid contract between the two parties is evident via the elements of a contract, including intention, agreement, consideration, legal capacity, genuine consent and legality of objects must be established. Once these elements are satisfied, the terms of the contract need...

    Breach of contract, Common law, Consideration 2310  Words | 7  Pages

  • Contract of Law

    there a valid contract between Danny and Rahul? Is the contract frustrated? Does Rahul need to pay the fee? Is there a breach of contract? Can Rahul sue Danny? Body An offer can be defined in Section 2(a) Contract Act 1950 (here in after referred to as CA 1950) as “When one person signifies to another his willingness to do or abstain from doing, with the view to obtaining the assent of that to the act or abstinence, he is said to make a proposal”. Under the CA 1950 and English Law, an offer...

    American films, Breach of contract, Contract 1055  Words | 3  Pages

  • Commercial Law - Agency Contract

    Question 1. Outline and describe the ways in which an Agency Contract may be established. Agency According to Nicole Busby, an agency is a contractual relationships that entitles one party to act on behalf, or in favour of, the other party in contractual arrangements with a third party. In this regardthese circumstances, the former is known as an “agent” and the entity on whose behalf the agent performs is called a “principal”. Generally, the agency relationships arises in commercial transactions...

    Acts of the Apostles, Agency, Agency law 1846  Words | 5  Pages

  • Business Law

    Business Law Tutorial 6 1. Void contract is defined in Section 2(g) of Contracts act, 1950 as an agreement which is not enforceable by the law, which gives rise to no rights or obligations. Under Section 11 of Contracts Act, 1950, every person is competent to contract who is of age of majority, and who is of sound mind and is not disqualifying from contracting by any law to which he is subject to. The Age of Majority Act, 1971 states that the age of majority is 18. The Privy Council in MOhori...

    Contract, Contract law, Gentlemen's agreement 2265  Words | 6  Pages

  • Contract Analysis: Case Study

    Case Study 2: Contract Analysis Case Study 2: Contract Analysis Liberty University Business Law – BUSI561 Betzaida Aponte Abstract In the contract analysis of Case Study 2, we find what looks like a legal and ethical issue at play. This analysis will cover answers to the following questions: 1. What should you do about continuing to do business with Marshall? 2. If you elect to stop doing business with Marshall, what legal causes of action might he bring against your company, what damages...

    Bible, Case study, Case study in psychology 1491  Words | 7  Pages

  • Business Law Cases

    Case 1: Nike (BD) Ltd., presently operating in Bangladesh and selling different goods of the said brand name, enters into a contract with Sunshine Fabrics (a Local Knit-ware manufacturer) for supply of 50,000 pcs of T-shirt as per sample and design. One of the provision/ stipulation of the said contract was that-“the Sunshine Fabrics would not sell to his other customers for a period of 2 years any T-shirt of the same design and description”. Eventually the said design T-shirt (of Nike) became...

    Breach of contract, Contract, Contract law 1501  Words | 5  Pages

  • Business Law

    What is a contract?  A contract is an agreement enforceable by law.  2. What is an agreement?  An agreement is an arrangement between parties that creates legal obligations between them. Generally an agreement is said to be arrived at when an offer or proposal made by one person is accepted by another, with the intention of creating mutual obligations between them.  5. What are the essential features of a contract? Minimum two parties :- Atleast two parties are needed to enter into a contact...

    Contract, Contract law, Law 1708  Words | 6  Pages

  • Contract Law

    CONTRACT LAW – LECTURE 4 Promissory estoppel Is about the enforceability of all alteration promises (promises to pay more and promises to accept less) and by contrast estoppels does not apply to promises about the formation of initial contracts Ex. If a creditor promises to accept a smaller sum in full settlement intending the debtor to rely on that promise, and the debtor does rely on it, the debtor may have a defence of promissory estoppels when sued for the balance by the creditor. The...

    Common law, Contract, Contract law 1309  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Law Of Contract Law Essay

    order if William attempts an action against them for breach of contractual duties enforced under statute. Contract law in the United Kingdom operates under a general principle of freedom to contract. Parties can contract with whomever and under whatever terms they both decide. Some statutory legislation exists to limit the terms within the boundaries of fairness, such as the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, yet this is not always to the benefit of a consumer in a contractual transaction. Generally...

    Common law, Consumer Protection, Contract 1977  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Law of Contract - Voidable Contract – Coercion

    The Law of Contract Voidable Contract – Coercion The word “contract” can be defined as a voluntary, deliberate, and legally binding agreement between two or more competent parties. Contracts are usually written but may be spoken or implied, and generally have to do with employment, sale or lease, or tenancy. A contractual relationship is evidenced by an offer, acceptance of the offer, intention to create legal relations, consideration, certainty and capacity. However, while all parties may expect...

    Breach of contract, Contract, Contract law 1036  Words | 4  Pages

  • contract law2

    her property back from Alias . Advise Nur Aini. Answer : Issue 1. Whether Nur Aini consent to an agreement caused by undue influence? Undue influence define under Section 16(1) of the Contract Acts where a contract is induced by undue influence if one of the parties is in a position to dominate the will of the other and uses that position to obtain an unfair advantage over the other. Section 16(1) of the Contract Acts 1950 lay down the principal in general terms and gives the element necessary...

    Bona fide purchaser, Contract, Contract law 1538  Words | 3  Pages

  • Law of Contract

    contract but do not appear to be a relevant issue here. While it is possible for offers to be "made to the world”1, K's advertisement is an "invitation to treat"2. It cannot be construed as an offer as it shows no intention on K's part to be bound to its terms, in contrast to the wording of the advertisement in Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ba// Co3. Thus A's letter to K dated 21 April is the first possibility of an offer. However the terms of this letter are too vague to be construed as an offer...

    Contract, Contract law, Contractual term 1651  Words | 5  Pages

  • Fraud Invalidates a Contract

    Business Law – BUSN420   Week Four Assignment As our textbook explains fraud invalidates a contract. “The presence of fraud affects the authenticity of the innocent party’s consent to a contract. When an innocent party is fraudulently induced to enter into a contract, the contract usually can be avoided because she or he has not voluntarily consented to the terms. Normally, the innocent party can either cancel the contract and be restored to her or his original position or enforce the contract and...

    Breach of contract, Contract law, Damages 776  Words | 3  Pages

  • Discuss the issues of contract law that arise

    Question 1: Discuss the issues of contract law that arise. 1. The main legal issue in the case is whether the contract has been formed and Daphne is subjected to contract and obligated to pay £200 to Sonya for the TV. The law of contract regarding offer acceptance states that in order to form a contract, the acceptance must be unconditional (Black 2011) . Counter-offer is a response to an offer which, while not expressly rejecting the offer, seeks to qualify it by deleting some of the terms. The...

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  • Elements of a Contract

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