| Commentary

6.1 Notices

| Commentary

6: SERVICE OF NOTICES AND DOCUMENTS

(For clauses related to the service of documents, see Form 6.1 [1120] onwards.)

6.1 Notices

A ‘notices’ clause sets out the means by which parties to a contract will communicate with each other when certain specified events under the contract occur. All commercial agreements should provide for an agreed means of sending formal notices by one party to another. This is useful in a variety of situations, for example:

  1. (a)

        to enable either party to communicate its intention to terminate the agreement;

  2. (b)

        to exercise one of the various optional or interim powers contained in many

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