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  • law of contract

    In Malaysia‚ our contract law is basically governed and enforced by the Contract Act 1950. The remedy of specific performance presupposes the existence of a valid contract between the parties to the controversy. The terms of the contract must be definite and certain. This is significant because equity cannot be expected to enforce either an invalid contract or one that is so vague in its terms that equity cannot determine exactly what it must order each party to perform. It would be unjust for a

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  • 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 Defective contracts a. Rescissible contract – valid until rescinded; b. Voidable contract – valid until annulled; c. Unenforceable contract – cannot be sued upon or enforced unless ratified; d. Void contract – no effect at all‚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

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  • Contract Law

    Introduction For parties to be bound by an agreement‚ it must first be determined if a prima facie valid and enforceable contract exists. A contract can be defined as an agreement containing promises made between two or more parties with the intention of creating certain legal rights and obligations and enforceable in a court of law [1]. For a legally binding contract to exist the following elements must be satisfied: 1. An offer must exist 2. The offer must be accepted 3

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  • Law of Contract

    LAW OF CONTRACT NOTES INTRODUCTION. A contract is an agreement between two parties which is enforceable by law.An agreement is made when a person signifies his willingness to do or to abstain from doing anything with a view of obtaining the assent of the other party. Such act or abstinence is said to make a proposal.The person making the proposal is called the offeror and the person accepting the proposal is called the offeree TYPES OF CONTRACTS: Contracts may be classified into: -Written

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  • 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

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  • legal contract

    Contents Executive summery 3 Introduction 3 LO 1 A valid contract in a Business Context 3 1.1 The importance of the essential elements required for the formation of a valid contract 3 1.2 Impact of different types of contract 4 1.3 Analyze terms in contracts 5 LO 2 Elements of a contract in Business situations 6 2.1 Elements of contract in given business scenarios 6 2.2 Law on terms in different contracts 6 2.3 Effect of different terms in given contracts 7 LO 3 Negligence in Business Activities 7 3.1 Contrast

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  • Contract Disputes

    Contract Disputes Vanessa Bray Lee Strayer University BUS501-044 December 9‚ 2011 Dr. William Hadyn Roberts “CONTRACT DISPUTES REACH 15-YEAR HIGH”‚ was the heading of an article published‚ December 1‚ 2010 in the Government Executive. The heading in itself tells us that the government is doing more and more business by contract and as a result contractors who are lobbying for government business have become more aware of their rights to file disputes when it involves a loss of potential

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  • 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

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  • Contract Formation

    Part A Contracts are an integral part of business and everyday life‚ and are fundamental to construction as the industry relies on the formation of contracts for business agreements. “Contracts are based on the idea of a bargain‚ where each side must put something into the bargain. A contract may be defined as ’an agreement which is binding on the parties’” (Galbraith‚ 1998‚ pg78). There are a number of key components which must be present in the formation of such contracts. Firstly‚ there

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  • THE LAW OF CONTRACT

    THE LAW OF CONTRACT IN GHANA (These notes have mainly been culled from Mrs. Christine Dowuona Hammond’s seminal work on the Law of Contracts.) INTRODUCTION Contracts are made by people every day‚ whether the parties recognise it or not. Each time one spends money on anything – a bus ticket‚ an airline ticket‚ a pair of shoes‚ a meal in a restaurant‚ laundry services‚ books‚ or signs a lease‚ etc. one concludes a valid and legally binding contract. Contracts may be oral or written;

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