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NICOLETTE KATSAMBANIS BTF1010
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Table of Contents Termination by performance ...................................................... 6 Partial Performance ............................................................................................................................... 6 Termination by agreement ......................................................... 7 Time clauses .......................................................................................................................................... 7 Termination by breach ............................................................... 7 Termination by frustration ......................................................... 8 5 conditions that must be met .............................................................................................................. 8 Examples of circumstances not amounting to frustration ..................................................................... 8 A party cannot plead frustration if… ...................................................................................................... 8 Effects of frustration .............................................................................................................................. 9 Remedies for breach of contract ................................................ 9 The three principles re damages for breach .......................................................................................... 9 Hadley v Baxendale ......................................................................................................................... 10 Victoria Laundry v Newman Industries ........................................................................................... 10 Payzu v Saunders ............................................................................................................................ 11 Particular rules regarding remoteness ................................................................................................. 11 Falco v McEwan .............................................................................................................................. 11 Boncristiano v Lohmann .................................................................................................................. 11 Howe v Teefy ................................................................................................................................... 11 Jarvis v Swans tours ........................................................................................................................ 12 Baltic shipping v Dillon .................................................................................................................... 12 Penalties and liquidated damages ....................................................................................................... 13 Prohibition of ‘misleading or deceptive conduct’ ....................... 14 The elements of s 18 ............................................................... 14 Concrete Constructions v Nelson ..................................................................................................... 14 Google v ACCC ................................................................................................................................. 14 Silence- no general duty to disclose ......................................... 15 Henjo v Collins Marrickville ............................................................................................................. 15 Demagogue v Ramensky ................................................................................................................. 15 ACCC takes action against corporations for misleading or deceptive conduct when advertising or marketing goods or services .................................................................................. 16 ACCC v TPG ..................................................................................................................................... 16 ACCC v Turi ...................................................................................................................................... 16 ACCC v Coles ................................................................................................................................... 16 Section 18 as a weapon for business- competitor takes action against a competitor ............................................................... 17 McWilliams Wines v McDonalds systems ....................................................................................... 17 Parkdale v Puxu ............................................................................................................................... 17 Apand v Kettle chip ......................................................................................................................... 17 Consumers sue corporations for misleading or deceptive conduct (often for conduct in pre-contractual negotiations) ................... 17 Bevanere v Lubidineuse ................................................................................................................... 17
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Byers v Dorotea ............................................................................................................................... 17 Issues of fault and intention .................................................... 17 Yorke v Lucas ................................................................................................................................... 17 Exclusion clauses and s18 ........................................................ 17 Butcher v Lachlan Elder Real Estate ................................................................................................ 18 Remedies for breach of s 18 ..................................................... 18 Wakefield trucks v Lach Transport .................................................................................................. 18 HTW v Astonland Pty Ltd ................................................................................................................. 18 Unconscionable conduct .......................................................... 19 Under the unwritten law (or common law): s20 ACL ................... 19 CBA v Amadio ................................................................................................................................. 19 Louth v Diprose ............................................................................................................................... 19 ACCC v Berbatis ............................................................................................................................... 19 ACCC v Samton Holdings ................................................................................................................. 19 Unconscionable conduct and small business ............................. 19 Unfair contract terms .............................................................. 20 An unfair term in a statement form consumer contract is void: s23 (1) .............................................. 20 Meaning of ‘consumer’ contract: s23(3) .............................................................................................. 20 Meaning of ‘unfair’: s24 (1) ................................................................................................................. 20 ACCC v Dell Computer ..................................................................................................................... 21 Nationwide News v ACCC ................................................................................................................ 21 Ascot Four v ACCC ........................................................................................................................... 21 ACCC v Gordon Superstore .............................................................................................................. 22 Country of origin false representations ............................................................................................... 22 Remedies ............................................................................... 22 ACCC v Harvey Norman ................................................................................................................... 22 Singtel Optus v ACCC ....................................................................................................................... 22 ACCC v Apple ................................................................................................................................... 23 Consumer guarantees ............................................................. 23 Consumer guarantees and supply of goods ......................................................................................... 23 Consumer guarantees and supply of services ...................................................................................... 24 Limitation of liability re consumer guarantees .................................................................................... 24 ACL Part 5-4: Remedies for breach of consumer guarantees ............................................................... 25 Elements of negligence ........................................................... 26 Duty of Care ........................................................................... 26 Establishing the existence of duty of care ........................................................................................... 27 Perre v Apand ................................................................................................................................. 27 Duty of care in specific situations ............................................ 27 Duty of care and acts causing physical harm ....................................................................................... 27 Donoghue v Stevenson .................................................................................................................... 27 Modbury v Anzil .............................................................................................................................. 28 Australian Safeway stores v Zaluzna ............................................................................................... 28 Duty of care and acts causing mental harm ......................................................................................... 28 Jaensch v Coffey .............................................................................................................................. 28 Tame v NSW .................................................................................................................................... 28 Duty of care and liability for omisssions .............................................................................................. 30
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Rogers v Whitaker ........................................................................................................................... 30 CAL No 14 Pty Ltd v Motor accidents board .................................................................................... 30 Negligent acts causing pure economic loss ......................................................................................... 31 Breach of duty of care ......................................................................................................................... 31 The probability of the occurrence of the risk or injury ........................................................................ 31 Bolton v Stone ................................................................................................................................. 31 RTA v Dederer .................................................................................................................................. 32
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