Legal English Quiz 1


consideration, assignment, inducement, formation, essential, capacity,  offeror, enforeable, offeree, illegality, duress, subsequently, delegation, enforceable

Under the common law, a promise becomes an 1)  ________________ contract when there is an offer by one party 2), ____________ , that is accepted by the other party 3), __________, with the exchange of legally sufficient  4) _______________.

For a promise to become an enforceable contract, the parties must also agree on the 5) ___________terms of the contract.

In a contractual dispute, certain defences to the 6)  ________________ of a contract may permit a party to escape his/her obligations under the contract. For example, 7)  ____________of the subject matter, fraud in the 8)  ________________, 9) ____________ and the lack of 10) _____________to contract all enable a party to attack the validity of a contract.

Contracts made for the benefit of a third party (third-party beneficialry contracts) may be enforceable by the third party. An original party to a contract may also 11) ___________transfer his rights/duties under the contract to a third party by way of an 12) _____________of rights or 13) ___________of duties.

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