The legal issue in this matter is whether the contract is voidable or void by Phillips on the grounds of
A misrepresentation is a false statement of fact made by one party to induce the other party to enter into
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Acceptance must be effectively
Unilateral contract: Acceptance do
not need to be co
*Template of Negligent.2
1. What is a "tort"? How does it differ from a "crime"?.3
2. Distinguish between trespass, detinue, battery, assault, nuisance, defamation and negligence.3
3. When is an employer liable for the conduct of an employee?.3
Chapter 1 Introducing the Law
Law is the set of rules made by the state and enforceable by prosecution or
Business law is the set of rules regulating businesses and business activities made
by the state and enforceable by prosecution or liti
TOPIC 11 ANSWERS
STARTING A BUSINESS
Why is the choice of business structure and important decision?
The choice of business structure has important consequences with respect to:
the ease and cost of setting up a business
legal and fi
TOPIC 9 ANSWERS
DEALING WITH CONSUMERS GENERAL PROTECTIONS
Why do consumers deserve extra legal protection?
Consumers are at a disadvantage when dealing with a business
Business knows more about their products than the consumer
Is there an agreement between two or more parties?
Is there an intention that their agreement to be legally enforceable?
Is there a consideration?
Requirement 1 Agreement
One person has made an offer (offeror)
Another person has accepted the
crime: a harmful act or omission that will lead to the state commencing criminal proceedings and
seeking to have offender punished.
prosecution: legal proceedings brought by the state against a person accused of having comm
The legal consequences of making a false representation (statement of fact) or breaking a promise depend upon
whether the representation or promise was:
a term of the contract,
a statutory term,
- Sales of Goods Act
- Australia Consumer Law
Lack of Consent
A contract will only be enforceable if both parties have entered into the contract willingly.
As a general rule, if a party has
made a mistake, it does not entitle
them to terminate the contract or
argue that the contract is