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69.1 Types of acknowledgment

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69: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

(For acknowledgment clauses see Form 69.1 [2214] onwards.)

69.1 Types of acknowledgment

An acknowledgment is usually used to record:

  1. (a)

        The existence of a legal relationship or fact between the giver and recipient of the acknowledgment and upon which both parties intend the recipient to rely. As such it is normally provided in writing, and may appear as either the entirety, or as part, of a document. Where there is a change of facts, the change is acknowledged (or written) on the original document or in different document. For example:

    ‘The Franchisee acknowledges:

    1. (i)    that it has been advised by the

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