Rust v Abbey Life Insurance Co [1979]


  • The claimant applied for a bond
  • Upon asking for the bond to be refunded, it was claimed that there had been no contract


  • Could there be acceptance by conduct, with no official acceptance


  • Yes, there can be a contract made by conduct


  • It was an inevitable inference from the parties’ conduct
RELATED CASE  Metropolitan Water Board v Dick, Kerr & Co [1918]

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