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Architect’s quote

An architect received a leaflet from website designers advertising their website design packages. On the back of the leaflet was a copy of the website designers’ standard terms, which contained a limitation clause. The architect wrote a letter to the website designers asking them to design his website and he attached to his letter a copy of his own standard terms and conditions, which did not contain a limitation clause. The architect received a quotation for £2,500 from the website designers. The architect signed and returned a tear-off slip to the website designers which stated that he accepted the quotation on the website designers’ standard terms and conditions.

Which of the following statements best describes the legal position?

Answers:

A. The terms on the leaflet constituted an offer which the architect accepted by asking for a quotation.

B. The quotation constituted an offer which the architect accepted on the website designers’ standard terms and conditions.

C. The quotation constituted an offer which the architect accepted on the architect’s standard terms and conditions.

D. The letter from the architect to the web designers constituted an offer which the web designers accepted by sending a quotation.

E. The letter from the architect to the web designers constituted a counter offer which the web designers accepted by sending a quotation.

 

Correct answer:

B. The quotation constituted an offer which the architect accepted on the website designers’ standard terms and conditions.

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