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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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(18) "If there be an express contract between the patentee and a properly authorized agent of the Government, his remedy is clearly in [the Court of Claims], this would be so if the facts disclose an implied contract; but if the use be in its nature an infringement we are without jurisdiction in the matter." Id.
Express Contract Drying, Ebbw Vale, has created 22 jobs as part of a PS3m expansion - and hopes to take on more
At least in theory, these express contract terms could inform unsophisticated parties about the law.
Fred McWhorter, New Albany-Floyd County's chief business officer and treasurer, says the district receives about $40,000 in rebates through E&I's American Express contract.
A principal-agent relationship may be formed by an express contract or it may be implied from the parties' course of conduct.
The considerably popular in-house Express Contract Surety programs have made significant impact on construction contractors as well as service and supply/install contract accounts.
The difference from the Atlantic Express contract total is a 7.8 percent increase for year one, 7.3 percent for year two and 6.8 percent for the final year of the new contract, the business manager said.
Now an integral part of the company, the National Express contract at Edwards provides employment for more than 100 people and provides an additional and secure revenue stream to the South Wales based company.
Its Capital Connect franchise was extended by six months and its Trans-Pennine Express contract by 10 months.
Does that mean, because there is express language allowing such changes without notifying the surety and with the surety continuing to be bound, that their express contract language must control?
For guidance in future cases, the court instructed that the plaintiff should amend the complaint to clearly allege that the hospital had a non-delegable duty to provide competent emergency care to the plaintiff's husband, and must plead the specific source of the hospital's non-delegable duty the plaintiff relied on: an implied contract, an express contract, a statue, an administrative regulation, or some combination thereof.
The act of termination, as a separate contract is subject to the law's own determination that in the absence of express contract law, it may be presumed that it was the will of the parties.