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  • Contracts

    Introduction: The question of whether contract law can absorb technological change without the need for distinctive guidelines‚ presuppositions or similar rules is highly dependent on the effects of the amendments to the Electronic Transactions Act 2000 (NSW) (“ETA”). The impact of the ETA on traditional common law principles varies depending on the level of certainty and predictability available in the circumstances and how the law applies. The suitable amount of consistency is likely to vary

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    distinguished from offers because they contain no demonstration of present intent to form contractual relations. No contract is formed when prospective purchasers respond to such terms‚ as they are merely invitations or requests for an offer. Unless this interpretation is employed‚ any person in a position similar to a seller who advertises goods in any medium would be liable for numerous contracts when there is usually a limited quantity of merchandise for sale. An advertisement‚ price quotation‚ or catalogue

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    1.0 Contracts and its Elements 1.1 Essentials of a Contract Contracts form part of our daily life e.g. lease of house‚ sale/purchase of cars‚ etc. However‚ there are elements essential to form a contract. These are: 1.1.1 Offer/Invitation MacMillan & Stone (2004) described offer as “an expression of willingness to contract on certain terms. It must be made with the intention that it will become binding upon acceptance. There must be no further negotiations or discussions required.” This can be

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  • Contract of Service and Contract for Service

    as “an individual who has entered or works under (or‚ where the employment has ceased‚ worked under). The ERA defines ‘contract of employment’ as “a contract of service or apprenticeship‚ whether express or implied‚ and (if expressed) orally or in writing. The variance between the two is Contracts of Service and Contracts for Service. To begin with‚ the difference a Contract of Service is‚ where an employer and an employee have a relationship that is continuous. The employer has a duty of care

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  • The Case of the Speluncean Explorers : Interpretation of the Contracts

    The Case of the Speluncean Explorers: Interpretation of the Contracts Tang Jun I Lon Fuller’s The Case of the Speluncean Explorers is a hypothetical case‚ a thought experiment composed of perfect scenarios presenting jurisprudence of different schools. The 14 judges argue against each other with various legal grounds to acquit or convict the defendants. Their disputes dominantly focus on three points. The first issue is

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  • Contract Law- Terms of a Contract

    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 or facts of the scenario are that Credit Corp

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    SALES CONTRACT No.57/2014 Ho Chi Minh City‚ May 19th‚ 2014 The Seller: Dalat Agriculture and Forestry JSC‚ Vietnam Address: 39 Phu Dong Thien Vuong Street‚ Ward 8‚ Da Lat City‚ Lam Dong‚ Vietnam Telephone: +84-63-656565 Fax: +84-63-665442 Email: info@dalatgap.com Represented by: Mr. Tran Thanh Sang Position: Director The Buyer: Shoei Foods Corporation Address: Shoei Bldg‚ 5-7‚ Akihabara‚ Taito-ku‚Tokyo‚ Japan Telephone: +81-33-2342345 Fax: +81-33-2672634 Email: shoeifoods@Shoeifoods

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    party or some forbearance‚ detriment‚ loss or responsibility‚ given‚ suffered or undertaken by the other”. In relation to Rent a Tents contract with Susie the terms of the contract are that in return for Rent a Tent providing a marquee for the birthday weekend Susie will pay £2‚000. This is a binding contract as the several requirements to make a binding contract are‚ offer and acceptance‚ intention to create legal relations and consideration. ‘. However Rent a Tent then approached Susie and

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  • Freedom of contract in English Contract law

    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.   Without the freedom to contract‚ the government can regulate and bring restrictions

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  • ‘in Family or Social Matters There Can Be Legally Binding Contract’

    1.0 INTRODUCTION ‘Legally binding contract’ is a common legal phrase which indicates that an agreement has been consciously made‚ and certain actions are now either required or prohibited. The meaning of the phrase therefore is that the contract is able to be enforced by the law. For example‚ a lease for an apartment is legally binding‚ because by signing the document‚ the lessor and the lessee are agreeing to a number of conditions. The lessor typically agrees to provide the apartment in a certain

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