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express contract

n. a contract in which all elements of a contract are specifically stated (offer, acceptance, consideration), and the terms are stated, as compared to an "implied" contract in which the existence of the contract is assumed by the circumstances. (See: contract, implied contract)

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Express Contract Drying, Ebbw Vale, has created 22 jobs as part of a PS3m expansion - and hopes to take on more
The National Express contracts have provided us with a secure revenue stream that has allowed us to invest and develop other parts of the company," said Mike Edwards, director.
In an employment relationship that either party can break without liability so long as there's no express contract for a definite term and the worker doesn't belong to a union, job-status insecurities can always lead to fear of abuse.
Group revenues were up ten per cent to pounds 359 million, despite the termination of its Federal Express contract in April last year.
Vance sued on an implied contract theory, as there was no direct express contract (oral or written) between Sellers and purchaser's broker.
If there is no express contract of employment, the court may require other evidence to substantiate an employment relationship with the state, such as financial and corporate documents, W-2 forms, invoices, and other billing practices.
Plaintiff's claims include Breach of Express Contract, Breach of Implied Contract, and Conspiracy.
The ASBCA has jurisdiction to hear such an argument only if there is an express contract or an implied-in-fact contract.
have already succeeded in winning a new National Express contract, several new
UPS is an awardee of both AMC's domestic express small package delivery agreement and the Worldwide Express contract, handling express domestic and international shipments for the Department of Defense.
Bankrupt US carrier United Airlines has started taking bids for its regional routes operated by Air Wisconsin as it looks to cut costs on the only United Express contract that has remained untouched by its bankruptcy.
This is because, again regardless of express contract language to the contrary, statutes relating to liability for remediating environmental contamination, and in particular, the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 ("CERCLA"), provide that the current owner of contaminated land is responsible for remediation even though the current owner is not the responsible party for the contamination.