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Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Contracts & Force Majeure - April 2020

Publication date:
April 16, 2020
Article Summary: 

This legislative newsflash discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on contracts in the context of condominiums. It highlights the importance of considering force majeure clauses in contracts, which may excuse parties from contractual performance due to events like pandemics. The article also mentions the doctrine of frustration, which may apply if there is no force majeure clause, and it addresses the need for parties to consult with legal counsel to assess the impact of COVID-19 on their contractual obligations. It emphasizes proactive communication with service providers and seeking legal advice if contract disputes arise.


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Legislative Newsflash Ontario – Contracts & Force Majeure - April 2020
April 16, 2020
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