Accg614 - week3

Lack of genuine consent to the agreement usual remedy

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: =on only when a ‘special rela=onship’ can be shown to exist between the par=es. (see Hedley Byrne & Co Ltd v. Heller & Partners Ltd [1964] and Esso Petroleum Co. Ltd v. Mardon [1976] ). •  Special rela=onship – based on the principles of negligence and the idea of a duty of care 20 Negligent Misrepresenta0on Guidelines in establishing Negligent Misrepresenta=on (similar to ‘Negligent Misstament’ but in the context of Contract Law) •  A special rela=onship exists between par=es such that the person providing the informa=on or advice must exercise a duty of care; •  Subject ma\er is of a serious or business nature; •  Person providing the advice realises that the recipient intends to act upon that advice or informa=on; •  It was...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 04/01/2014.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online