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The Heron II [1969]

Facts

  • Sugar shipment delayed by 9 days, in which price dropped

Issue

  • Could damages be awarded?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Sugar price drop was within reasonable contemplation of parties
  • Hadley v Baxendale [1854] test is a one limb test which just looks at damages flowing from circumstances at time of contract conclusion
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