Hammer v Sidway [1891, America]
- A father promised his son £5000 if he did not smoke, drink or take drugs until he was 21 years old
- The father refused to pay
- Could refraining from drinking, smoking or taking drugs constitute valuable consideration
- Yes, claim allowed
- Consideration need not be of purely economic value
Posted in Contract Law Revision Notes.
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