Modern Building Wales Ltd v Limmer and Trinidad Co Ltd: CA 1975

Where a contract incorporates by reference the terms of another document, the incorporating contract will usually prevail over the terms of document incorporated.
Buckley LJ said, ‘if any of the imported terms in any way conflict with the expressly agreed terms, the latter must prevail over what would otherwise be imported’
Buckley LJ
[1975] 1 WLR 1281, [1975] 2 All ER 549
England and Wales
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Updated: 20 May 2021; Ref: scu.180930