Electricity Corporation of New Zealand Ltd v Fletcher Challenge Energy Ltd; 10 Oct 2001

References: [2002] 2 NZLR 433, (2001) 7 NZBLC 103, 477, [2001] NZCA 289
Links: Nzlii
Coram: Richardson P, Thomas J, Keith J, Blanchard J, McGrath J
Court of Appeal of New Zealand
Held: ‘The court has an entirely neutral approach when determining whether the parties intended to enter into a contract. Having decided that they had that intention, however, the court’s attitude will change. It will then do its best to give effect to their intention and, if at all possible, to uphold the contract despite any omissions or ambiguities.’
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