Contracts for hire of chattel

Contracts for hire of chattel. The issue of the enforcement of third party rights had arisen quite often in contracts for the hire of chattels, particularly charter parties. The problems has usually presented itself in the following manner: A, the owner of a ship charters it to B for a period, say, three years. During… Continue reading Contracts for hire of chattel

Privity of Contract

The doctrine of privity of contract is a common law principle which provides that a contract cannot confer rights or impose obligations upon any person who is not a party to the contract. The premise is that only parties to contracts should be able to sue to enforce their rights or claim damages as such.… Continue reading Privity of Contract