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For the purposes of this Q&A, it is assumed this is a business-to-business contract.
To establish that express terms and conditions (T&Cs) have been incorporated into a contract, the party seeking to rely on them must show that it has done what is reasonably sufficient to give the other party notice of them: Thornton v Shoe Lane Parking Ltd. This will be a question of fact in each case.
The more onerous or unusual the terms, the more that needs to be done to bring them to the notice of the other party: Interfoto Picture Library v Stiletto Visual Programmes. See Practice Note: Express and implied terms in contracts.
It is essential, when dealing with T&Cs, that one party's T&Cs are brought to the attention of the other if they are to be effectively incorporated into a contract. See Practice Note: Standard terms and conditions—incorporation.
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