Termination of a contract

How can you terminate a contract?
A counter-offer, rejection, withdrawel, lapse of time (differing for each contract) or the death of offeror/offeree
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Who must termination be communicated to?
the offeree
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Can you withdraw a unilateral offer after the offeree has started doing the performance?
This is an uncertainty of law, in Errington v Errington [1952] a father tried to terminate a contract with his daughter for her to own the house if she paid the mortgage after she had started, wasn't allowed to.
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Is this disputed?
Yes- in Luxon (Eastbourne) Ltd v Cooper [1941], the court held that claimant was entitled to commission on introducing the buyers of the cinema when the defendants refused to sell
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Who must termination be communicated to?

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the offeree

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Can you withdraw a unilateral offer after the offeree has started doing the performance?

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Is this disputed?

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