Contract Essay | Rules on Formation of Contracts

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Rules on Formation of Contracts

Summary: Discusses contract law. Evaluates the effectiveness of the rules on formation of contracts and cases. Describes the two types of offers, specific and general.
In order for a contract to be formed, there are various requirements. These are offer, acceptance, consideration, and the intention to create legal relations. A contract may also be terminated.

There are two types of offer; specific and general. Specific offers are those made by one person or group of people who can choose to accept, and general offers are made to a generalised majority, such as in rewards and public advertisements. In the case of CARLILL v CARBOLIC SMOKE BALL, a general offer had been made, as it was a publicised advert. The company did not comply with the terms that it had stated; therefore the court held that the contract had been breached as an offer had been made. It was rightly decided that most offers require verbal or written acceptance. This requirement wasn't present in the case of WILKIE v LONDON PASSENGER...

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