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(p. 17) 2. Agreement
Author(s):

Richard Taylor

and Damian Taylor

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198718482.003.0002
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date: 21 August 2017

Without assuming prior legal knowledge, books in the Directions series introduce and guide readers through key points of law and legal debate. Questions, diagrams, and exercises help readers to engage fully with each subject and check their understanding as they progress. A contract requires that the parties reach an Agreement which normally consists of a matching offer and acceptance. This chapter discusses the following: the objective test of agreement; identifying an offer and acceptance; rejection, counter-offers, and inquiries; communication of acceptance; mode of acceptance; the death of an offer; and unilateral contracts.

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