Termination of Contract in UK Law

  • Johnson v Agnew
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Marzo 1979
    ...... "3rd April 1975 (being the first date on which the mortgagees contracted to sell a portion of the property)" and by substituting "3rd April 1975" ... under the general law of contract, that on such acceptance and termination the vendor may recover damages for breach of contract? . . 18 I ......
  • Wickman Machine Tool Sales Ltd v L. Schuler A.G.
    • House of Lords
    • 04 Abril 1973
    ....... . 9 ( b ) The termination of this Agreement shall be without prejudice to any rights or liabilities ... b )(i) which were not waived they were entitled to terminate the contract. . . 11 I think it right first to consider the meaning of clause ......
  • Heyman v Darwins Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Febrero 1942
    ...... 2 By a written contract dated 19th February, 1938, the Respondents, who are manufacturers of steel ... clause in the abrogated contract cannot be invoked for the determination of questions under the new agreement. All this is more or less elementary. ......
  • Davis Contractors Ltd v Fareham Urban District Council
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Abril 1956
    ...... . 46 The Appellants' case must rest on frustration, the termination of the contract by operation of law on the emergence of a fundamentally different situation. Using the language of Asquith, L.J. (as he then was) ......
  • Fibrosa Spolka Akcyjna v Fairbairn Lawson Combe Barbour Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 15 Junio 1942
    ...... Leeds the business of manufacturing textile machinery, and by a contract in writing dated the 12th July, 1939, the Respondents agreed to supply the ... The doctrine as so stated appears to be confined to the termination of contracts by excusable impossibility and to enunciate a feature ......
  • Lewis v Motorworld Garages Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 01 Agosto 1985
    ......Lewis's contract of employment which would have entitled him, had he so desired, to accept ... am, therefore, tendering my resignation, which should bring my termination of employment on Tuesday 31st August. The demotion and exclusion ......
  • Hong Kong Fir Shipping Company Ltd v Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd
    • Court of Appeal
    • 20 Diciembre 1961
    ...... learned judge has found were due to the shipowners' breaches of contract, Osaka was not reached until the 25th May, 1957, and because of very ...This is a question of fact fit for the determination of a jury. . . 42 If I have correctly stated the principles, then ......
  • Pioneer Shipping Ltd v B.T.P. Tioxide Ltd (Nema)
    • House of Lords
    • 16 Julio 1981
    ...... should first occur? Or, as the owners claimed, had their contractual obligation to perform any further voyages in the 1979 open water season ... intervene to compel arbitrators to submit a point of law for determination by the courts. This appears to me to be a provision of paramount ......
  • Scammell (G.) & Nephew Ltd v Ouston (H. C. & J. G.)
    • House of Lords
    • 16 Diciembre 1940
    ...... result) could not be sustained by taking the view that this was a contract for the sale and purchase of a motor-car, subject to the condition that ...those which relate to termination of the agreement, warranty of fitness, duties as to repair, interest, and ......
  • Moschi v Lep Services Ltd; Lep Air Services Ltd v Rolloswin Investments Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Abril 1972
    ...... breaches which they were entitled to treat as bringing the contract to an end. I think that they were right and that the contract was lawfully ......
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