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  • Consideration

    Consideration In contract law consideration is concerned with the bargain of the contract. A contract is based on an exchange of promises. Each party to a contract must be both a promisor and a promisee. They must each receive a benefit and each suffer a detriment. This benefit or detriment is referred to as consideration.   Consideration must be something of value in the eyes of the law - (Thomas v Thomas). This excludes promises of love and affection‚ gaming and betting etc. A one sided promise

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  • Consideration

    Introduction Consideration is one of the essential elements for a formation of a contract.1 According to Lord Pollock’s definition of consideration which is an act or forbearance of one party‚ or the promise thereof‚ is the price for which the promise of the other is bought and the promise thus given for value is enforceable.2 Besides that‚ consideration must be something of value given or promised in exchange for the promise given by the other party in order for a valid contract to be formed.3

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  • Essentials of Consideration

    Essentials of Consideration Presence of consideration is one of the requisites of Valid Contract. Consideration must be of two directional nature. That means both parties should get benefited mutually. Then only the Contract becomes capable of creating legal relations. Consideration may be in the form of cash‚ goods‚ act or Abstinence. Definition of Consideration “When at the desire of the promissor‚ the promisee or any other person has done or abstained from doing or does or abstains from

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  • Rules of Consideration

    Rules of consideration 1. Consideration must not be past: Re McArdle (1951) Ch 669 Court of Appeal Majorie McArdle carried out certain improvements and repairs on a bungalow. The bungalow formed part of the estate of her husband’s father who had died leaving the property to his wife for life and then on trust for Majorie’s husband and his four siblings. After the work had been carried out the brothers and sisters signed a document stating in consideration of you carrying out the repairs we agree

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  • Legal Rules of Consideration

    Legal rules as to consideration: 1) Consideration must move at the desire of the promisor: the act done or loss suffered by the promise must have been done or suffered at the desire or request of the promisor. The act done at the desire of a third party or without the desire of the promisor cannot be a good consideration. It is not necessary that the promisor himself should be benefited by the acts of the promise. The benefit may be intended for a third party. But the desire or request

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  • Consideration (Malaysia Law)

    promisee provide consideration‚ then the promise could not be enforce by the law. This problem usually may arise when third party involve. For example in the case of Price v Easton (1833)‚ In this case X are doing work for Easton and Easton make a contract with X. In return for X services Easton would pay a price of $19 to Price. The work was done by X but Easton didn’t make any payment to Price and Price sue Easton. Court held that Price claim failed as he didn’t make any consideration. However under

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  • Answer to Contract Law Chapter12

    Chapter 12 CONSIDERATION A. Legal Sufficiency 1. Adequacy 2. Unilateral Contracts 3. Bilateral Contracts 4. Illusory Promises a. Output and Requirement Contracts b. Exclusive Dealing Contracts c. Conditional Promises 5. Pre-existing Obligation a. Modification of a Pre-existing Contract b. Substituted Contracts c. Settlement of a Undisputed Debt d. Settlement of an Disputed Debt B. Bargained-For-Exchange 1. Past Consideration 2. Third Parties C. Contracts without Consideration 1. Promises to

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  • Contract

    acceptance‚ that are‚ intention to create legal relation and consideration. What is consideration? It can be describe as being something which represent either some benefit to the person making a promise or some detriment to the person to whom the promise is made. The term consideration is given to the subject that is exchanged in a contract.1 It is a fundamental prerequisite in English contract law. 2 The courts has explained the consideration in the case of Dunlop v Selfridge3 in terms of purchase and

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  • Business Law

    Section B Case study 1 The study case states that Anthony and his wife were estranged‚ but Anthony wanted his wife can return home. Therefore‚ Anthony promised to transfer the matrimonial home into her name. They had saw a lawyer‚ and prepared and signed a formal agreement. However‚ after returning home more than one year ago‚ Anthony refused to keep his promise‚ so his wife wants to get advice to get the house. Therefore‚ relating to the above scenario is the case of “letter of comfort”.

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  • Rightful Payment Under S. 145; Dimensions and Nuances

    Contract consideration       ~~Take a quiz on consideration~~ ~~ Try a hangman game on consideration ~~ ~~ Play the revision arcade games on consideration cases ~~         Intro         In contract law consideration is concerned with the bargain of the contract. A contract is based on an exchange of promises. Each party to a contract must be both a promisor and a promisee. They must each receive a benefit and each suffer a detriment. This benefit or detriment is referred to as consideration

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