Generally at common law where one party to a contract is a minor it is voidable at their option1. A contract for employment or necessaries, including in a sporting context apprenticeships, education and services, is however binding on a minor as it is made for their benefit, notwithstanding that it may include terms that the minor considers detrimental2. However a contract that contains oppressive terms may not be considered as beneficial to the minor and therefore may not be binding
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