Innocent parties can only revoke (terminate) the contract for a serious breach (breach of condition), but they can always claim damages if the breach caused foreseeable damage. Assignment/Novation Under the law, a party may not unilaterally transfer or assign its responsibilities or obligations under a contract, but it may assign its rights or some of them. A party may assign its responsibilities and obligations to a third party, but only if there is a trilateral agreement between the parties concerned. Such an agreement is called “novation”. (not applicable in Scotland) 1) n. any meeting of the chiefs, even without legal obligation. 2) in the law, another name for a contract that contains all the elements of a legal contract: offer, acceptance and consideration (payment or performance), on the basis of certain conditions.  Remedies for non-compliance include damages (financial damages) and only for refusal of serious breaches (i.e. .
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