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Re: Contracts and licenses

Lewis Jardine <lewisjardine@tiscali.co.uk>:

> Textbook Example: in Scotland, if you advertise a reward for returning 
> your lost cellphone, you are contractually obligated to reward the 
> person returning the phone. If you refuse, they can take you to court 
> for this reward. (In this case, the phone is not consideration, as it 
> your phone, not theirs. They are not actually giving you anything when 
> they return your phone).

I think I've come across a very similar textbook example for English
law, with a dog instead of a phone. It was explained to me that the
performance of returning the dog counts as consideration.


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