Importance Of Contract In English Law

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ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS FOR A VALID CONTRACT IN ENGLISH LAW
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To have a binding contract there must be vital components for a valid contract in English law, an offer and acceptance are crucial, and in the conditions from the question; one party has to make an offer which is then accepted by the other party. The binding contract is habitually supported by intention to create legal relations and consideration.
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Were Ron and Julie in a contractual position, due to whether sally made an offer, and if so, to whom the offer is addressed? Specifically, it can be sometimes difficult to determine if an offer was made, and if the offer was made was there a legal intent. A unilateral contract was formed when sally made a promise to Ron, that
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As held in the famous case of Carlill V carbolic smoke ball company(1893)1 QB 256 issued an advertisement in a newspaper expressing that the company will give a £100 reward to any person who caught influenza after using the ball three times daily for two weeks. £1000 deposit was also deposited in the bank for that purpose; hence there was a binding contract. An offer is an expression of willingness to contract on specific terms made with the intention that the terms will become binding as soon as they are accepted by the person to whom the offer is addressed. Sally’s offer was on specific terms that anyone who got all the answers correct at the outset would get a free vacuum cleaner. The language established shows a clear intent to be bound; likewise she had intent to carry out the contract because she had only three vacuum cleaners to give away. A unilateral contract was formed when sally told Ron to answer a few questions, for example a decided case(R v Clarke (1927) 40 CLR 227 specified that a reward was publicly offered by the government of Australia to anyone who had information that could to the arrest of the persons who committed murder. The plaintiff knew of this offer and gave information which lead to the arrest of one person. The plaintiff claimed but the court decided the condition the plaintiff giving the offer was in act of good faith. And in our …show more content…
A deed can be a gift for example a will usually there is both benefit and detriment. As held in Ward v Byham (1956) 1 WLR 496 where a father of an illegitimate child made a promise to the mother to look after the child and he promised to pay her £1 a week. The mother was supported by statutory duty to look after the child, but because she promised to keep the child happy (ample

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