Business Law Assignment - DL limited

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1QUESTION 1...................................................................................................................................1Advising Chiclets plc in legal terms for contract with Delta Delivery Ltd................................1QUESTION 2...................................................................................................................................4Advising Joe to claim for his injury............................................................................................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................8REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
QUESTION 1Advising Chiclets plc in legal terms for contract with Delta Delivery Ltd.The company Chiclets ltd is a food making company and make a contract with Delta ltdto deliver the food prepared by the Chiclets ltd. DL was incapable of delivering food for 10 daysdue to failure of computer in DL. The result of which CP suffered losses and 200 chains wereclosed. CP claims DL for the damages incurred by CP but DL states that there was clause in thefinal agreement which says that DL limited will not be held responsible for non delivery of thefood in any case.Consideration-in the contract act consideration is defined as a benefit to one party and deter mint to the otherparty. Consideration can be in terms of price where one party pays money to the other party inreturn of other party act or promise. One of the rule governing the consideration is theconsideration must not be past. To be contractually binding, it must be shown that a promise topay preceded the act so that the promise and act form one undivided transaction(Adams, 2010).Re McArdlecase-In this case A house was left by Mr McArdle to his wife for life. On her death it was to be soldand the proceedsdivided equally between the children of the marriage. The wife of one of the children paid forhomeimprovements at a cost of £488. When the work had been done all the children agreed that sheshouldrecover this sum from the proceeds of the eventual sale. After Mrs McArdle died the validity ofthisagreement was disputed.The court held that there is no valid contract existed since the home improvement were pastconsideration, they had been carried out before any promise to pay had been made.Also in this case there is previous consideration paid by the CP to DL(Adams, 2010).Supply of goods and service act1982Supply of goods and service act refers to hire the service and goods from the external sources fora specific job and specific time period. Section 14 of the supply of goods and service act states1
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