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To establish that express terms and conditions 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 Show Lane Parking Ltd and Parker v South Eastern Ry. 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.
In this regard, see Practice Note: Contract interpretation—express terms in contracts, which considers the distinction between express and implied terms and issues of their incorporation. In particular, in relation to implied terms whether they be implied by fact, law or custom and the test for the implication of terms identified by the Supreme Court in Marks and Spencer v BNP Paribas.
The words 'available by request' may also be sufficient to incorporate terms an
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