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I recently signed a shorthold tennancy agreement to rent a

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I recently signed a shorthold tennancy agreement to rent a room for six months. After signing i noticed two mistakes in the contract which the landlord admitted. He then emailed me a revised contract which i havn't signed yet. Is the original one still legally binding?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  tdlawyer replied 2 years ago.
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If the mistake was a fundamental one, which goes to the heart of the agreement, and will influence whether or not he would've entered into it to start with, and the agreement may not be binding. However, if the mistakes are not fundamental to the nature, character and terms of the agreement, then it is likely still to be binding.
It will likely be binding with reference to the terms that you actually agreed not what is showing in the document, especially if you have both agreed that this should be the case.