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Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co [1983] 1 Q.B,
256
Facts:

Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. advertised that anyone using their product (as directed) who caught
flu would be entitled to £100 compensation.
They deposited £100 in their bank for any payments.
Mrs. Carlill used the ball and caught flu.
She…

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Key issues: Offer & acceptance, advertisement, unilateral contract




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Hyde v Wrench (1840) 49 E.R. 132
Facts:

Wrench offered to sell his farm to Hyde for £1000, saying this was the final price offered.
Hyde wrote back offering to pay £950.
Wrench refused to accept this.
Hyde contacted Wrench again, agreeing to pay the original £1000.
Wrench refused to…

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Gibson v Manchester City Council [1979] 1 WLR 294
Facts:

Manchester Council discussed with Mr. Gibson the possibility of him buying his council house.
Mr. Gibson filled in and returned the application, leaving the purchase price blank.
The government changed and the council no longer agreed to selling council houses.…

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Smith v Hughes (1870-71) L.R. 6 Q.B. 597
Facts:

Mr. Hughes contracted to buy oats from Mr. Smith
Smith (claimant) sold "new oats"
Hughes wanted, and thought he was buying "old oats"
Smith gave Hughes the chance to examine the oats before they contracted
Hughes refused to pay when "new,…

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RTS Flexible Systems Ltd v Molkerai [2010] UKSC 14

Hartog v Colin and Shields [1939] 3 All ER 566
Facts:

Argentinian hare skins were to be priced per piece
Colin & Shields mistakenly priced them per pound
Mr Hartog agreed to this deal, knowing it was more profitable for him…

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Key issues: Offer & acceptance, mistake, relationship between parties




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Scriven Bros v Hindley [1913] 3 KB
564
Facts:

An auction catalogue described particular lots as hemp AND tow
Upon examination (after winning the auction) some of the lots were only tow



Issue:

Was there an agreement to purchase these lots even though they were not described properly?

Where the…

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Key issues: Offer & acceptance, mistake, objective approach, subjective approach




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Pharmaceutical Society v Boots Cash Chemists [1952] 2 QB 795
Facts:

It was against the Pharmaceutical Society's rules to `offer for sale' particular medicines unless
it was done by a qualified pharmacist
Boots had medicines on the shelf with a price sticker, available to all customers
Before customers could leave…

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fwelsm01

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This is absolutely awesome...just what I need for revising!

 

Definitely recommend! :)

Do you have any other good revision for Contract Law?

andreag67

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