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ABISHUA & WAMWERE CONTRACTS TRAINING PROBLEM ONE Joe applies for admission to University College Dublin (“UCD”) and in January 2006 is immediately granted a place on a course “Law for Non-Lawyers” commencing in September 2006. Although traditionally, the pass mark for the examination was 40%, in April 2006 UCD amends its regulations changing the pass mark to 50%. An erratum slip to this effect is included in almost all the copies of the Course manual handed out to students upon their arrival in September 2006. Although Joe commences the course in September 2006, he claims that his manual did not contain an erratum slip. Notices explaining the change are also posted on the
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Unformatted text preview: Course’s notice board and students are repeatedly advised of the change in classes during the academic year. In his summer 2007 examinations, Joe obtains a mark of 48% and is recorded as failing the course. Joe argues that the contract was formed in January 2006 and the terms of that contract are those contained in the manual handed to him upon commencement of the course in September 2006 and do not include any alterations thereof which were not brought to his attention at that time. He also argues that he had an expectation that no changes would be made to the regulations. Advise UCD....
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  • Summer '15
  • LINCOLNOONGE
  • Law, University College Dublin, erratum slip

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