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A formal contract had yet to be signed when the delay was announced, and sources now indicate that the program will not be reconsidered until 2004/05.
The binder provided that an $6,500 would be paid on the signing of a formal contract, which Chan would prepare.
It is important to put the facts in a formal contract. But trust and loyalty are just as important--and both must be earned.
And they insist that no formal contract was put on the table in either of the two meetings that they had with Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre.
A formal contract can include a focus on staged payments and other payment terms.
The company also aims to enter into a formal contract wherein the firm will have an option for a period of 12 months.
The club have yet to make a formal contract offer to Lampard and Mourinho fears he will be axed by Russian billionaire owner Roman Abramovich - even if he delivers an unprecedented quadruple of trophies this season.
But a judge in Australia ruled Dame Kiri had no case to answer because she never signed a formal contract.
"He was returning here on a visitor's visa, but we have already put together an application for a work permit which will allow us to offer him a formal contract.
In addition, support to program offices and buying activities in pre-contractual efforts leading to solicitation or award was incorporated into the Defense Federal Acquisition Supplement as a formal contract administration office function (DFARS 242.302(a)(67)).
After verifying COGEMA's quality control system, KEPCO will conclude a formal contract with the French concern hopefully by the end of the year, they said.
CARDIFF coach David Young says they cannot make a formal contract offer to Craig Quinnell while uncertainty continues over the future shape of the game in Wales

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