FavoriteLoadingSave to briefcase | Rating: | By (2016)

  • PrintEmail Link
  • Viewed 158 times | Saved to 66 briefcases
Dominion Building Corp Ltd vThe King [1933] AC 533

Facts:

P offered in writing to buy property from D. In the offer it specified that P did not need to be notified of acceptance, and that an Order of Council would constitute acceptance. An Order of Council was passed.

Issue(s):

Is communicating acceptance required to have a binding contract?

Ratio:

No, it may be waived in the offer by specifying another means of acceptance.

Analysis:

While the language in the offer is not precise, it's straightforward meaning is that an Order in Council would be sufficient to constitute acceptance.

Holding:

Appeal dismissed in favour of D.


Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to participate.

This document is a general discussion of certain legal and related issues and must not be relied upon as legal advice. This document may not have been written or reviewed by a legal practitioner. For more information, please see the website Terms of Service.