Where a contract is based on an unlawful aim or is contrary to public policy, it is against the law. In the 1996 Canadian case Royal Bank of Canada v. Newell, a woman forged her husband`s signature and her husband agreed to assume “all responsibility and responsibility” for the forged checks. However, the agreement was not enforceable, as it was supposed to “stifle prosecution” and the bank was forced to return payments made by the husband. So contracts are made – and vary – in phone calls, Skype calls, Skype IMs, personal conversations, emails, SMS (text), WhatsApp messages, telegram or signal messages – you call it. Would a reasonable person to whom the offer was made reasonably understand that the bidder made a bid to which the bidder wished to be bound if there was a clear acceptance? (b) This Agreement shall, for example, be 12. .