Most people and parties are allowed to legally write and enter into a contract. There are three main exceptions to this general rule. Appeal against misrepresentation. Resignation is the main means and damages are also available if a tort act is found. To remedy this, there must be a positive interpretation of the law and the person to whom the presentation was made must have been misled by this misrepresentation and rely on it: Public Trustee v Taylor.  Not all contracts require written form. Many agreements do not imply the status of fraud. Agreements that do not address the types of topics listed above are contracts that do not need to be in writing. Many agreements can be concluded through oral contracts. Oral treaties are often legally binding.