This lesson explores the concept of conditions in the law of contracts. It distinguishes promises from conditions, discusses the various kinds of conditions, and explains ways the courts relieve parties from the harsh effect of conditions. The lesson concludes with two sample exam questions.
On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Distinguish between a promise and a condition.
2. Distinguish between an express condition and an implied condition.
3. Give examples of the ways in which the harsh effects of a condition can be excused.