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(p. 172) 8. Contractual Terms 

(p. 172) 8. Contractual Terms
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(p. 172) 8. Contractual Terms
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James Marson

and Katy Ferris

DOI:
10.1093/he/9780198766285.003.0008
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date: 19 September 2019

This chapter focuses on the terms or details of a contractual agreement, and considers the implications of what the parties intend to include in the agreement, what they did not mean to be included in the contract, and what significance different terms may have in the contract. It distinguishes between the terms of a contract and representations, and considers whether, when a term has been identified as such, it is a ‘condition’ or a ‘warranty’. The chapter then studies how terms are implied into the contract and how this affects terms that have been expressed. It concludes by examining how parties may seek to exclude or limit a legal responsibility through the incorporation of an exclusion clause.

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