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ISBN: 9781552213056-07


Consideration and Form

From: Law of Contracts, 2/e


Discussion of the concept that an enforceable promise has to be given in return for something of value, the common law formality rule enforcing sealed instruments, and prospects for reform.



John McCamus

John D. McCamus, BA, MA, LLB, LLM, LSM, LLD (Hon), FRSC, is a professor of law and university professor at the Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, a faculty which he served as dean from 1982 to 1987. He is a member of the Ontario Bar. Prior to joining the faculty at Osgoode, he spent a year as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada for Chief Justice Laskin.