promisee


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a person to whom a promise is made

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important sense freeriding on the information procured by the promisee.
A promisee no longer needs to wonder whether the promise will be kept, or whether a court will recognize the breach.
it would throw the weight of the community behind the aims of the coercer, even though the moral argument for fidelity does not establish any moral right or claim of the promisee to performance" (p.
Indeed, where a promisor, with full knowledge of all the material circumstances, agrees to accept a lesser sum in payment of a debt, which in turn represents at least a substantial part of the sum originally owing, the promise should be binding unless the promisee has engaged in economic duress or has otherwise misrepresented his true financial position.
contracts--in other words, that courts are sympathetic to promisees who
61) It holds that, where the Government makes a promise in a sovereign or administrative capacity, knowing or intending that it would be acted on, and the promisee alters his position relying on such promise, the Government is estopped from going back on its promise on the basis that it will be inequitable.
34) This, they explained, is the sum 'theoretically needed to put the promisee in the position which would have been achieved if the contract had been performed'.
1) A promise which the promisor should reasonably expect to induce action or forbearance on the part of the promisee or a third person and which does induce such action or forbearance is binding if injustice can be avoided only by enforcement of the promise.
The dual performance hypothesis, by contrast, holds that the typical promisor makes a promise in the alternative: to deliver goods or services in return for a price or to make a monetary transfer to the promisee in place of delivery.
8] The meaning of the "prevention principle" was succinctly stated by Jackson J (as he then was) in Multiplex v Honeywell [2007] BLR 195; namely "the essence of the prevention principle is that the promisee cannot insist upon the performance of an obligation which he has prevented the promisor from performing -"
Nevertheless, no fee is allowed to be charged on the promisee because the upfront cash payment for forward currency transaction would lead to a bilateral wacd which is not allowed by shariah.
the promisee, but there is a great deal of uncertainty about what sorts
On the difficulties of such remedies, see Ian Hardingham, Marcia Neave and Harold Ford, Wills and Intestacy in Australia and New Zealand (Law Book Company, 1989) 322; Martin Davey, 'Testamentary Promises' (1988) 8(1) Legal Studies 92; Audley Sheppard, 'Contracts to Make Wills and the Family Protection Act 1955: Is the Promisee a Creditor or Beneficiary' (1985) 15 Victoria University of Wellington Law Review 157.
d)Consideration: When at the desire of the promiser, the promisee or any other person has done or abstained from doing or abstain from doing, or promises to do or to abstain from doing something, such act or abstinence or promise is called a 'consideration'.