Case : Contract Law And The Setup And Operation Of Sutton 's Surf School

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Issue:
This IRAC is to determine whether a contract exists between Molly, jack, and Levi in relation to the setup and operation of Sutton 's Surf School. In particularly whether or not Molly is entitled to a share of the business profits.

The relevant focus of this case is contract law. In order for a contact to exist these three attributes need to be met:

Rules:
The relevant focus of this case is contract law. In order for a contact to exist these three attributes need to be met:

Agreement: An agreement creating obligations enforceable by law. The basic elements of which include mutual assent, consideration, capacity and legality.

a. S.54(A) Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) clearly states that a written contract only applies to the sale or other deposition of land or any interest in land.

Offers: Firstly, it must be determined whether an offer was in fact made. An offer is an indication by one party to another of his or her willingness to enter into a contract with that person on certain terms.

a. An offer can be made to an individual, group of people, or the whole world (Carlill v Carbolic Smokeball company (1892)).

b. Revocation of an offer must be communicated to the other part before it can be effective Dickson v Dodds (1876)

Acceptance: Contracts can be classified according to the method in which they are accepted:
- Expressly communicated (Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co).
- Implied Acceptance (Silence & By Conduct) (Brogden v Metropolitan Railway)

o An offeror…

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