Commentary

23 Practice points for agreements under hand

COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS vol 7(2)
| Commentary

23 Practice points for agreements under hand

| Commentary

23 Practice points for agreements under hand

  1. 23.1

        Agreements under hand do not have to be signed or initialled1. The conventional business practice is that agreements are signed to indicate, that at the time and date the signature is added, each party:

    1. 23.1.1

          has the intention of approving, adopting and authenticating the contents of the agreement; and

    2. 23.1.2

          wishes to be bound by the agreement.

  2. 23.2

        The agreements do not need to have an ‘executed as a contract’ clause or a signature block nor, if they have either or both, do these have to be placed at the end

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