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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Contract
contract, and the party deceived would not otherwise have entered into it, it is only fair that the deceived party should be able to protect himself from injury by retiring from the agreement.
Contracts, then, entered into because of accidental mistake which was induced by the fraud or misrepresentation of the other party, will be rescindable at the option of the party deceived.
contract imposes on the contracting parties an obligation of justice to act conscientiously according to the terms of the agreement.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04332a.htm   (3462 words)

  
 "Contract" Defined & Explained
A parol contract is defined to be a bargain or voluntary agreement made, either orally or in writing not under seal, upon a good consideration, between two or more persons capable of contracting, to do a lawful act or to omit to do something, the performance whereof is not enjoined by law.
Commutative contracts are those in which what is done, given or promised by one party is considered as equivalent to, or in consideration of what is done, given or promised by the other.
Contracts of beneficence which are those by which only one of the contracting parties is benefited, as loans, deposit and mandate.
www.lectlaw.com /def/c123.htm   (1102 words)

  
 Contracts - Wex
Contracts arise when a duty does or may come into existence, because of a promise made by one of the parties.
Contracts are mainly governed by state statutory and common (judge-made) law and private law.
Most of the principles of the common law of contracts are outlined in the Restatement of the Law Second, Contracts (http://www.ali.org/ali/contract.htm), published by the American Law Institute.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/contracts.html   (479 words)

  
 ICANN | IANA Contract Between the U.S. Government and ICANN
This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text.
The Contractor shall notify the Contracting Officer in writing as soon as it is reasonably possible after the commencement of any excusable delay, setting forth the full particulars in connection therewith, shall remedy such occurrence with all reasonable dispatch, and shall promptly give written notice to the Contracting Officer of the cessation of such occurrence.
The Government may terminate this contract, or any part hereof, for cause in the event of any default by the Contractor, or if the Contractor fails to comply with any contract terms and conditions, or fails to provide the Government, upon request, with adequate assurances of future performance.
www.icann.org /general/iana-contract-09feb00.htm   (2621 words)

  
 Contract Law, Part 1: Introduction and Origins   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Contract law, like so much of English-origin law, is sometimes described in lengthy legalese diatribe, from which it is no easy task to excise a short, succinct and plain-language description.
Contract law is based on several Latin legal principles, the most important of which is consensus ad idem, which means a meeting of the minds between the parties or, in other words, a clear understanding, offering and acceptance of each person's contribution.
Contract law is said to be a part of "private law" because it does not involve or bind the state or persons that are not parties to the contract.
www.duhaime.org /contract   (1606 words)

  
 contract - Definitions from Dictionary.com
NOTE: Contracts must be made by parties with the necessary capacity (as age or mental soundness) and must have a lawful, not criminal, object.
In Louisiana, a valid contract requires the consent of the parties and a cause for the contract in addition to capacity and a lawful object.
Contracts under seal have a substantially longer statute of limitations than contracts based on consideration.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/contract   (2276 words)

  
 Building bug-free O-O software: An introduction to Design by Contract
A contract document protects both the client, by specifying how much should be done, and the supplier, by stating that the supplier is not liable for failing to carry out tasks outside of the specified scope.
Viewed from the contract theory, an invariant is a general clause which applies to the entire set of contracts defining a class.
An important consequence of the Design by Contract theory is to yield a better understanding of the central object-oriented notions of inheritance, polymorphism, redefinition and dynamic binding.
archive.eiffel.com /doc/manuals/technology/contract   (3148 words)

  
 Contract
The contract stipulates that when a bid is selected by the owner, the contractor must complete the project for the bid amount.
Rates of exchange: The contract legislates that, where it provides for payment in whole or in part in foreign currencies, then such payments will not be subject to variation in rates of exchange between the currencies of the home and host countries.
Force Majeure: The contract stipulates that failure on the part of the parties to perform their obligations under the contract will not be considered a default if such failure is the result of an event beyond the control of the parties involved.
www.tamu.edu /classes/cosc/choudhury/contract.htm   (2031 words)

  
 Sicko Marriage Contract One For The Ages - February 17, 2006
In fact, he actually drew up a bizarre four-page marriage document--a "Contract of Wifely Expectations"--that sought to establish guidelines for his spouse in terms of hygiene, clothing, and sexual activities.
A copy of the proposed contract, which Frey's wife never signed and later provided to cops, can be found below.
While we normally point out the highlights of most documents, there are so many in this demented, and very graphic, contract, we really can't do it justice.
www.thesmokinggun.com /archive/0217062contract1.html   (190 words)

  
 Contract Employee's Handbook: Home Page
The Contract Worker's Bill of Rights, identifies generally accepted standards of professional conduct as they apply to contract brokers, contract employment agencies and others who assist contract workers in their relationship with the end user.
The Contract Worker's Bill of Rights provides an objective standard by which to separate the good from the bad, the professional from the unprofessional, the ethical from the unethical, and the legal from the illegal.
Contractors can be assured that the agency will treat them fairly because the agency promises to fully disclose their services and charges, to honor the integrity of contractors' resumes, to respect the confidential and proprietary nature of contractors' references, and to insure the right of contractors to work whenever and wherever the opportunity exists.
www.cehandbook.com   (826 words)

  
 Car Leasing & Contract Hire
CAR LEASING and CONTRACT HIRE IN THE UK Car leasing and contract hire are becoming increasingly popular in the UK.
Advertising on Contract Hire and leasing provides us with quality leads and enquiries and represents incredible value for money advertising.
Contract hire Daily rental Finance lease Hire purchase Lease purchase Personal contract hire Personal contract purchase Sale and leaseback Short term contract hire
www.contracthireandleasing.com   (1221 words)

  
 Iraq rebuilding contracts awarded - Mar. 25, 2003
Halliburton wouldn't speculate about the total monetary value or duration of its contract, under which it will put into action some of the firefighting and repair plans it outlined for the Army in a study it conducted in November.
contract is limited to task orders under the contract for only those services which are necessary to support the mission in the near term," Halliburton spokeswoman Wendy Hall said.
Though none of the potential administrators of such a contract -- including the Defense Department, the State Department's U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations -- have claimed responsibility for handing out the job, Monday's award and Bush's request for funding seem to indicate the U.S. government will be in charge.
money.cnn.com /2003/03/25/news/companies/war_contracts/index.htm   (753 words)

  
 Design By Contract
Specifying the contract of a method and which parts are the responsibility of a client and which the service actually *decreases* code volume.
Perhaps contracts are not needed for ExtremeProgramming, because UnitTests serve a similar function.
In order to make the contract explicit you have to think about what the limitations of new code should be, what the limitations of old code you are calling actually are, how responsibilities should be split between caller and callee.
c2.com /cgi/wiki?DesignByContract   (6580 words)

  
 Website Design and Maintenance Agreement
If the total amount of this contract is less than $600, the total amount shall be paid upon signing this contract.
Upon final payment of this contract, the client is assigned rights to use as a website the design, graphics, and text contained in the finished assembled website.
Regardless of the place of signing of this agreement, the client agrees that for purposes of venue, this contract was entered into in Placer County, California, and any dispute will be litigated or arbitrated in Placer County, California.
www.wilsonweb.com /worksheet/pkg-con.htm   (1946 words)

  
 Halliburton Watch
Halliburton's largest government contract is with the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
Under the contract, known as "LOGCAP" (or Logistics Civilian Augmentation Program), Halliburton is responsible for providing supplies and services to the military on a global basis.
Some of the typical civil logistics carried out under the contract are the construction of military housing for the troops, transporting food and supplies to military bases and serving food at military cafeterias.
www.halliburtonwatch.org /about_hal/logcap.html   (728 words)

  
 Contract enforcement with AOP
These mutual obligations are called contracts, and you use assertions to check whether an application complies with a contract.
The contract is a Java class that implements a specific interface, and the "bridge" is an AspectJ aspect.
This aspect specifies the exact point where the contract is to be applied and the control logic necessary to apply the contract, shown in Figure 2.
www-106.ibm.com /developerworks/java/library/j-ceaop   (1814 words)

  
 Web Designer and Developer Contract Swipe File - Bob Schmidt - The Geek's Guide to Internet Business Success
Advice about writing contracts for web designers, developers and programmers with links to legal advice, sample agreements and real contracts used by web designers.
To see the web agreement and contract issues from the point of view of the client, see Geoffrey Gussis' excellent Website Development Agreements: A Guide to Planning and Drafting and these two articles by attorney Eric Goldman, A Fresh Look at Web Development and Hosting Agreements and Pitfalls in Outsourcing Your Website.
For a contract from Hell, see the one between the law firm of King and Spalding and CyberNet Communications Corp. for development of the KandS web site.
www.provider.com /contracts.htm   (1368 words)

  
 Home - The Contract Packaging Association
The Contract Packaging Association is a national, not-for-profit trade association that includes dynamic and growing companies offering contract packaging services.
This web site is a resource for anyone, including end-user manufacturing and packaged product sectors, looking for value-added and cost-effective contract packaging services.
An Analysis of Member Activity in Contract Packaging is now available for purchase
www.contractpackaging.org   (121 words)

  
 Definition of contract - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
2 : a document describing the terms of a contract
Learn more about "contract" and related topics at Britannica.com
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www.m-w.com /cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=contract   (136 words)

  
 Debian Social Contract
Debian, the producers of the Debian GNU/Linux system, have created the Debian Social Contract.
The Debian Free Software Guidelines (DFSG) part of the contract, initially designed as a set of commitments that we agree to abide by, has been adopted by the free software community as the basis of the Open Source Definition.
We provide the guidelines that we use to determine if a work is
www.debian.org /social_contract   (936 words)

  
 National Contract Management Association
This conference is the premier, “can’t miss” event for all executives, managers, and practitioners in federal contract and acquisition management—from both industry and civil service.
Jodi Rell announced Wednesday, October 10, that she signed a contracting reform bill that will create a state board to review the ways Connecticut purchases services and goods.
The former owner and chief executive of a Silver Spring company admitted in federal court yesterday that he bribed a government contracting official with cash and paid for her passage on a Caribbean cruise in exchange for contracts to provide security at federal buildings in Maryland and California worth more than $130 million.
www.ncmahq.org   (927 words)

  
 Contract Magazine, Commercial Interior Design Online, Commercial Interior Design Industry, Commercial Interior Design ...
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www.contractmagazine.com   (266 words)

  
 Contract Lawyers - Contract Attorney - Contract Law
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