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The Formation Of Contracts

Nowadays, business Law is becomes a common study, because it related with our real life spent. As we know that, there are everywhere using a ‘’ copycat’’ , it mean that the original has been copy by another manufacturers. And it pop up with a hot trend, which is –...

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Advise Andrew On His Contractual Liability

When advising Andrew, it is important to decide on whether he was in a binding contract with Colin, Betty and Dan under the Sale of Goods Act [1] . For an offer to be binding there has to be an offer and acceptance. To advise Andrew on his...

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Advised To Enforce His Possible Rights Under The Commercial Law

The issues arose are mainly concerned with that whether or not John could have any possible locus standi to claim for the money that his client was under the contractual obligation to pay, i.e. the £500 of the audio transcription fees. Alternatively, John would also be advised to enforce his...

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Incorporating The Arbitration Clause

Parties made a contract which itself not included an arbitration clause but which refers to another contract or document contain arbitration clause. The reference may be to any terms and conditions that contains an arbitration clause or to any other agreement including an ad hoc arbitration contract. The...

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Promise To Do What Already Obliged To

1. A: „A promise to do what a person is already obliged to do cannot constitute consideration.” Discuss, with reference to the doctrine of consideration....

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Discuss Criticisms Of The Doctrine Of Privity Of Contract

Privity of contract is fundamental criteria in a contract and in parallel with doctrine of consideration. Uncertainty in this area of contract often gets critics and various approaches taken in order to avoid the topic itself. In order for us to understand in depth of application of privity of contract...

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Intention To Ensure Contractual Obligation Be Performed

This act came into force on 1st September, 1872 and is called the contract act 1872. This has an intention to ensure that contractual obligation must be performed; it provides terms and conditions for the validity of the contracts but leaves the form and the conditions of contract to be...

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Set New Standards For Contractual And Pre Contractual Relations And Liabilities

A contract is essentially private, it is a creation of rights and obligations initiated entirely by free consenting parties to perform certain contractual duties. [1] A breach of a contract is strict, it must be established that there is an actual breach by failure to perform. The promisee...

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Different Routes In Regulating Takeovers

“Only the takeover scheme provides some assurance of competitive efficiency among corporate managers and thereby affords strong protection to the interest of vast numbers of non-controlling shareholders” – Manne (1965)...

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Example Answers To Tasks On Common Law

Business is very competitive than the past that because; as a result effect of globalization. New legislations came into effect on environment of business world. These changes might stimulate more and more business or else drop business than past. Changes happen in business environment that is creating more and more...

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Contract Made By Agents

Since a company is regarded as a separate artificial legal entity, it can only be represented by individuals. Companies can make contract through individuals who can act on its behalf. Then, the problems appear. What if the people who represent the company to execute a document go against the will...

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Are The Claimants Owed Duty Of Care

As the three potential cases refer to the breach of duty of care it would appear important to firstly decide if the claimants were in fact owed a duty of care and if so was that duty breached. The landmark case in establishing ‘duty of care’ was the well documented...

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Contract Fundamental

Construction of an exclusion Clause and the effect of a limitation of liability clause - Whether the exclusion or limitation clauses are inoperative because of fundamental breach....

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Locus Standi To Claim For The Money

The issues arose are mainly concerned with that whether or not John could have any possible locus standi to claim for the money that his client was under the contractual obligation to pay, i.e. the £500 of the audio transcription fees. Alternatively, John would also be advised to enforce his...

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Described Online Transaction Not A Valid Contract

Robinson Collectibles antique shop had established its own website to offer for sale various antique products including a book written by Ban Gu from Han dynasty – a famous historian and writer – over the Internet. Because of some employee’s mistake, the price for each book copies had changed from...

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Offer Acceptance And Settlement Of Contract

Two periods in the history were important in the development in the law of contract. The first period of some three hundred years that ended in the 17th century. In this period the action for breach of contract was first developed. The second period goes from the end of the...

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Binding Obligation With Promises

A contract is an agreement with specific terms between two or more persons or entities in which there is a promise to do something in return for a valuable benefit known as consideration [1] . There are two types of contracts known as unilateral (which a contract is...

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Different Types Of Business And Advantages

As part of business studies we must need to have knowledge on this subject. Today business environment are very dynamic, competitive and even complex and in order survive and run a business successfully in this climate we need to have sufficient experience in term of law which are related...

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Breach Of Contract Agreement

Sean placed a notice in his flat window stating ‘Guitar for sale - £300'. On Tuesday whilst walking her dog, Anne's attention was drawn to this notice. The next day Anne walked past Sean's house again and saw that the notice had been removed. She knocked on...

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Agreement Made Between Contractor And Employer

A construction contract is an agreement made between a contractor and an employer; the former agreeing to supply work and materials to complete the project to the specifications and for the benefit of the latter.  As a matter of course, there will be third parties involved with construction contracts, such...

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Implications That Follow From Obtaining Advice

As a preamble to this question it is firstly necessary to establish the governing legislation in light of the enactment of the Arbitration Act 2010. Part 1 of the 2010 Act deals with inter alia commencement....

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Whether There Was Perfected Contract Of Sale

The question poses whether or not there was a perfected contract of sale following an option contract given to Lisa by Harold by virtue of the substantial negotiations. The offer contract was made to Lisa on a telephone call on 2nd April. This satisfies the offer requirement of...

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If They Breach The Contract There Will Be Termination Of Contract

This case is all about Jack and Basil formation of contract and binding contract with B-Bay Auction Company. I have analyzed this case through F.L.A.C approach. For a long time Jack and Harry was a good friend. They both were playing for the same golf team past 15 years. Even...

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How To Terminate A Contract

Is the agreement between two more parties that agree to provide services to each other for a certain amount/period of time....

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Terms Of A Contract

Exemption clauses are terms of a contract that limit liability and allow one party not to be liable under certain circumstances for a breach of contract. Based on http://www.oup.com/uk/orc/bin/9780199299997/taylor_chap06.pdf (7 December 2009), it has been written that exemption clauses are used to allocate risk between parties. There are two branches...

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Explanation Of Contract Elements

There are four main elements, which are required in the establishment of the existence of a contract....

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Informing Consumers About Their Rights

From the variety of questions I have chosen to answer the case study, “Advise Lucy, Paul and Tim as to whether they have an enforceable contract against Bob.” I have chosen this question in particular as it involves informing consumers about there rights and also explains what constitutes a...

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Self Service System A New Model Of Sale Law Essay

To take shopping in a supermarket for example, all the goods are set on shelves with prices all around the room. A consumer always acquires a basket provided by the premises at the entrance, to place the articles they picked up from the shelves. Having selected all the articles the...

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Implication Of Terms Fulfils An Important Function

‘In systems of law where there is a general duty of good faith in the performance of contracts the need to supplement the written contract by implied terms is less than in the English system. In our system, however, the implication of terms fulfils an important function in promoting the...

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The Planning Process In The Uk

In your bid they have asked you to advise them on and outline your approach to the following issues: (2000 words)...

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Law Of Contract Agreement Giving Rise Obligations Law Contract Essay

Alans daughter, Jane, aged 21, was studying for some accountancy examinations at Ledger College. It was a contractual requirement that students in residence at the College were non-smokers, and Jane therefore gave up smoking....

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The Doctrine Of Freedom Of Contract

The doctrine of freedom of contract has always been respected by the Law, which allows parties to provide for the terms and conditions that will govern the relationship. The Principles of European Contract Law, however, state that this freedom is subject to the requirements of good faith, fair dealing and...

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A Promise Or Set Of Promises That The Law Would Enforce

According to Sir William Anson, a “contract is an agreement enforceable by law made between two or more persons by which rights are acquired by one or more to acts or forbearances on the part of the other or others”. According to Leake, it is “an agreement as the source...

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Sydney Opera House Construction Project

“The story of the Sydney Opera house is one that started as a fairy tale, had a tragic middle and is emerging as a tale of reconciliation and love of art and creative work”. (Sydney Opera House, 2010)...

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