| Commentary

50.1 Use of disclaimers

| Commentary

50: DISCLAIMERS

(For disclaimer clauses see Form 50.1 [1858] onwards.)

50.1 Use of disclaimers

A contracting party will sometimes include wording in a contract stating that it disclaims responsibility for a particular fact or state of affairs. Typically, disclaimers appear next to warranties, as they often seek to exclude warranties that might otherwise be implied into the contract. For example, a contract for the sale of goods might state that the supplier disclaims any express or implied warranties of fitness for purpose.

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