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THE INTENTION TO ENTER INTO LEGAL RELATIONS

 THE INTENTION TO ENTER INTO LEGAL RELATIONS

There is a lot of academic controversy regarding whether or not the intention to create legal relations should be regarded as a necessary ingredient in the formation of a contract. This controversy, as previously stated is purely academic. Under the common law the intention must be present. In commercial transactions, the intention to create legal relations is presumed to be inherent while it is arguable under domestic and intermediate situations. Read More…