Generally speaking, an agreement is made when one party accepts an offer made by the other party. Store v Manchester CC  W.
An ITT is not a proposal but a sort of preliminary communication which passes between the parties at the stage of negotiation. ITT is only an invitation to induce offers or to instigate negotiations. Thus upon the customer making an offer it is up to the person making the ITT to accept or reject the offer.
The case depended on whether a sale had occurred in the self-service shop when a customer selected articles, which he desired to purchase and placed them in a wire basket.
Payment was to be made at the exit where a cashier was stationed and in every case involving drugs, a pharmacist supervised the transaction and was authorized to prevent a sale.
A proposal to buy was made when the customer placed the articles in the basket. That being the principle, the shop owners had not made an unlawful sale. He was charged with unlawfully offering for sale a wild live bird contrary to the provision of the Protection of Birds Act and was convicted.
The plaintiff travelled to the auction with a commission to buy the furniture but it was withdrawn from the sale. The plaintiff failed to recover damages for loss suffered in travelling to the advertised place of the auction sale as the court held that the advertisement was an invitation to treat and not an offer.
To whom can A proposal be made? Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. The plaintiff duly used the product, but nevertheless contracted influenza. The plaintiff then sued for the money. The Court of Appeal decided that the plaintiff had accepted the offer of the company made to the world at large and is therefore entitled for the money.
It was not a contract made with all the world but an offer made to all the world to become liable to anyone who performed the condition. The Federal Court held that the advertisement in the newspaper for the post of a medical officer was an invitation to treat.
This advertisement is an offer. X and Clarke were arrested and charged with murders but shortly after, Clarke gave information, which led to the arrest of another person, Y. It failed on the grounds that the information was given to clear himself from the murder charge and not in reliance on the offer of reward.
What is an acceptance? On June 27, the defendant refused to accept this offer. The defendant refused and the plaintiff sued for specific performance. Early on Monday the plaintiffs telegraphed to the defendant: Meanwhile the defendant sold the iron to a 3rd person and informed the plaintiffs of this in a telegram dispatched at 1.
Negotiations for the delivery of logs were conducted through a series of telegrams and letters.
Whilst still in the negotiating stage the defendants withdrew. Therefore the defendants were justified in withdrawing. On the defendants failing to sign the agreement of sale, the plaintiffs claimed specific performance and damages for breach of contract. Thus there was no concluded contract between the parties.
It was not till November that the company informed the defendant that shares had been allotted to him and that the balance of the purchase price should be paid.
The defendant refused to accept the shares. There was no contract. The court held that it was not a delivery within reasonable time to have scripts mailed early in April and offered to defendant on 15 May.
As a consequence, the Court can take into account the conduct of the parties after the offer was made in deciding whether the offeree has allowed too long a time to lapse before accepting. The defendant inadvertently sold the horse to a 3rd party at an auction held on 25 February and the Plaintiff sued him in conversion.
The defendant wrote to the plaintiff offering to sell wool on certain terms. The defendant however, misdirected the letter and it reached the plaintiff later than usual. Upon receiving the letter of offer, the plaintiff immediately posted his acceptance.Ignatius is a male given name of presumed Latin or Etruscan origin, believed to mean "fiery one" (compare the word "ignite").
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when the letter is posted.
Montefiore () If the acceptor fails to full fill a condition precedents to acceptance (c) By the death or mental disorder of the proposer (d). Ignatius v Bell was a law suit in It was about the rights over a piece of land.
The letter stating acceptance of the terms for the land did not reach the defendant before the correct date.
Ignatius v Bell () Facts: Plaintiff sued for specific performance of an option agreement which purported to give him an option of purchasing the defendant‟s rights over a piece of land.