| Commentary

20 Formalities

| Commentary

20 Formalities

In general, the formation of a construction contract requires no particular formality. Such a contract may be validly made by deed, in writing, orally or by conduct1. However, a contract which involves the sale or other disposition of an interest in land can only be made in writing and only by incorporating all the terms which the parties have agreed in one document or, where contracts are exchanged, in each2. Written evidence is also required for a contract of guarantee, signed by the person to be charged, under which the contractual performance of one

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