John and Jenny have recently got married, as marriage is itself a legal contract between two individual. The general law about marriages states: “Marriages between a man and a woman is legal in the country where contracted shall be held legal in the courts of this State”
Marriage in Australia is defined by the following clause of Marriage Act 1961, after the amendment of Marriage Act of 2004: Marriage means the union of a man and a woman to the exclusion of all others, voluntarily entered into for life. Certain unions are not marriages. A union solemnized in a foreign country between: (a) a man and another man; or (b) a woman and another woman; must not be recognized as a marriage in Australia.
The case has outlaid two distinctive problems that John and Jenny has faced during and soon after their marriage. Following section will highlight the legal issues of the incurred states and verify the responsible authority and the recommendation about the desired outcome.
Case a: John’s best suit has been spoiled by the drycleaner.
Issue: Dan, the drycleaner has informed John beforehand about the damage that could be caused to his suit because of dry cleaning. Even though John has agreed to this verbal offer and Dan made him sign a contract which declares that drycleaner would not be responsible for any sort of damage happened to your clothing’s. John signed the contract without even going through it As a result of dry cleaning the suit wore off completely.
Rule: There are two legal issues with the case; first one is the drycleaner has verbally stated about the damage that can be caused to the suit, therefore John has nodded on the acceptable damage as described by the drycleaner.The second issue is the damage that has been caused to the suit is greater than the loss that has been mentioned. As mentioned in the case, the suit has been completely ruined.