Commentary

27.1 Documents and statements comprising contract

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27.1 Documents and statements comprising contract

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27: ENTIRE AND FINAL AGREEMENT

(For entire agreement clauses see Form 27.1 [1460] onwards.)

27.1 Documents and statements comprising contract

A legal contract may be formed between two parties by one written document, or by a number of documents (including letters and other written terms) taken together, or by oral statements, or by a mixture of oral and written statements. It is therefore essential, particularly where there has been a period of negotiation leading up to the contract, that the parties are quite clear as to whether the contract should consist of the final written agreement alone or should also include:

  1. (a)

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