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    A contract -is a legal agreement that occurs between two or more parties. It can be a written or spoken agreement that can concern employment‚ sales‚ or tenancy. Parties or members involved‚ enter voluntarily into this agreement. Every contracts involve two persons they are the: Offeror and Offeree. The offeror is the one who offers to enter into a contract and the Offeree is the one to whom the contract is being offered Elements of a contract: Agreement‚ Lawful object‚ consideration and contractual

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    CONTRACTS CONTRACT  a meeting of minds between 2 persons whereby one binds himself‚ with respect to the other‚ to give something or to render some service (ARTICLE 1305) GENERAL PROVISIONS (Arts. 1305-1317) Distinguish an ordinary Contract: a.) from a Contract of marriage b.) from an obligation c.) from an imperfect promise d.) from a pact e.) from a stipulation a.) from a Contract of marriage ORDINARY CONTRACT 1. The parties may be 2 or more persons of same or different genders

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    CONTRACTS Stages in the life of a contract: 1. Preparation/Generation 2. Perfection/Birth 3. Consummation/Death Characteristics of Contracts: (ROMA) 1. Relativity (Art. 1311) 2. Obligatoriness & Consensuality (Art. 1315) 3. Mutuality (Art. 1308) 4. Autonomy (Art. 1306) Stipulation pour Autrui - stipulation in favor of a 3rd party. Requisites: 1. The stipulation must be part‚ not whole of the contract; 2. the contracting parties must have clearly and deliberately conferred

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    Q&A 2 Certainty of terms and intention Introduction Contractual certainty If businessmen are often not overly-concerned with the niceties of offer and acceptance it follows that their contracts may not be all-embracing and complete in every respect. The parties may have reached an agreement in principle and then prefer to rely on experience from previous dealings‚ business practice and goodwill. The law’s overall policy is to uphold bargains wherever possible and although businessmen tend to

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    contract law agreement: objective test of intention to agree offer must be matched by other’s acceptance requirement of certainty of agreement parties have intention to create legal relations enforce promise: consideration promise is contained in a deed promissory estoppel (claimant has relied on defendant’s promise) reliance theory: consistent with the harm principle (prevent harm on others) restitution interest

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    INTRODUCTION Indian Contract Act 1872 is the main source of law regulating contracts in Indian law‚ as subsequently amended. It determines the circumstances in which promise made by the parties to a contract shall be legally binding on them. All of us enter into a number of contracts everyday knowingly or unknowingly. Each contract creates some right and duties upon the contracting parties. Indian contract deals with the enforcement of these rights and duties upon the parties. The Indian Contract Act 1872

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    there are requirements to form a valid contract other than offer and 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

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    CONTRACT LAW- EXAM NOTES What is a contract? An oral or written agreement between two or more parties which is enforceable by law. This agreement ‘will be legally binding if certain criteria are met – briefly‚ they require that there be an agreement (comprising an offer and acceptance)‚ consideration‚ intention to create legal relations‚ compliance with any formalities required by law and that the parties have the legal capacity to contract’1 What is the purpose of contract law

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    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

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    Classification of Contracts (7 – 1.30) Simple and formal contracts A formal contract is a written contract (such as a deed). A simple contract can be entirely orally or a combination of oral and written. Bilateral Contract: exchange of promise – one promise for another (a promisee’s promise in return for the promisor’s promise or vice versa) o Union Dominions Trust (Commercial) Ltd v Eagle Aircraft Services Ltd [1968] 1 All ER 104 at 108‚ Lord Diplock Unilateral Contract: A one way

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