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Taylor v Caldwell [1863]

Facts

  • Agreement to use venue for event
  • Venue burned down (no fault of either of the parties)

Issue

  • Could the contract be void?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Introduction of the doctrine of frustration
  • Common assumption that venue would exist was false, therefore contract frustrated
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