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Agreement

Mindy Chen-Wishart

in Contract Law

Fifth edition

Published on behalf of © Mindy Chen-Wishart 2015

Published in print March 2015 | ISBN: 9780199689163
Published online June 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191794247 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780199689163.003.0002
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How does contract law determine whether the parties have committed to the contract and what each has committed to? This chapter discusses the following: the objective test of intentions; offer and acceptance; termination of the offer; assessment of the mirror image approach; certainty; intention to create legal relations; and restitution for benefits conferred in anticipation of contracts that do not materialise.

Keywords: contract law; English law; objective test of intentions; offer; acceptance; certainty; intention to create legal relations

Chapter.  29954 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Contract Law

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