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Ontario Court of Appeal case: Gilbert Steel Limited v. University Construction Limited
(1976), 12 O.R. (2d) 19 (C.A.)
Name and level of court that rendered the decision
This appeal case between Gilbert steel limited versus University construction limited was
submitted at the Ontario Court of Appeal. The jurisdiction of the case was in Ontario Court of
Appeal and was admitted under common law. Gilbert Steel Ltd as a plaintiff of the case sued to
enforce an oral agreement that they made with the University construction to raise the prices of
the steel that they initially agreed with the defendant. The agreement was for Gilbert Steel
Limited to supply steel rebar to the University Construction limited for the construction of two
building apartments.
Facts of the case
Gilbert Steel Limited was contracted by University construction limited to supply steel
rebar for the construction of three apartments at an agreed fee or price. The University built the
first two buildings with the initially agreed price. Gilbert later increased the prices of steel and
informed university construction limited that the increase in the prices would come later. Gilbert
Steel limited and University Construction limited entered into a new contract with the new prices
of steel in place (Mulheron, 2016). The new contract was orally agreed with proper binding
consideration. Again, the prices went up before Gilbert Steel limited delivered the goods to
University construction limited.
Gilbert then delivered a well-written document as the new contract between Gilbert Steel
limited and University construction limited and claimed that the new document was orally
agreed and was binding. The submitted document was submitted, but the University did not

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Running head: LAW 3003A 1 Law 3003A Name of Student Institutional Affiliation LAW 3003A 2 Ontario Court of Appeal case: Gilbert Steel Limited v. University Construction Limited (1976), 12 O.R. (2d) 19 (C.A.) Name and level of court that rendered the decision This appeal case between Gilbert steel limited versus University construction limited was submitted at the Ontario Court of Appeal. The jurisdiction of the case was in Ontario Court of Appeal and was admitted under common law. Gilbert Steel Ltd as a plaintiff of the case sued to enforce an oral agreement that they made with the University construction to raise the prices of the steel that they initially agreed with the defendant. The agreement was for Gilbert Steel Limited to supply steel rebar to the University Construction limited for the construction of two building apartments. Facts of the case Gilbert Steel Limited was contracted by University construction limited to supply steel rebar for the construction of three apartments at an agreed fee or price. The University built the first two buildings with the initially agreed price. Gilbert later increased the prices of steel and informed university construction limited that the increase in the prices would come later. Gilbert Steel limited and University Construction limited entered into a new contract with the new prices of steel in place (Mulheron, 2016). The new contract was orally agreed with proper binding consideration. Again, the prices went up before Gilbe ...
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