| Commentary

29.1 Requirement for consent

| Commentary

29: CONSENT

(For precedents of consent clauses see Form 29.1 [1469] onwards.)

29.1 Requirement for consent

Consent clauses may address different circumstances, for example:

  1. (a)

        A contracting party is responsible for obtaining the consents necessary for the contract to proceed, such as obtaining planning permissions for the building of a house.

  2. (b)

        A party is verifying that he has obtained the necessary consents. For example, in a sale of business agreement, the seller might warrant that it had

    ‘obtained all necessary licences and consents for the proper carrying on of the Business and [is] not in breach of any of their terms

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