A court should not hear evidence of a common undisclosed intent to construe a written contract.
England and Wales
Cited – Scottish Power Plc v Britoil (Exploration) Limited CA 18-Nov-1997
Five contracts existed regarding sale of natural gas from a field in the North Sea. The parties disputed whether the terms prevented the sale of gas to others.
Held: ‘On the language of the contract, the Sellers are not entitled to sell gas to . .
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Updated: 07 June 2021; Ref: scu.84264