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Minors (Property and Contracts) Act 1970 (NSW)

Section 8 defines a minor as a person under 18 years of age. As a general rule a minor is not bound by a contract except as provided by the Act (s 17). Beneficial acts are presumptively binding (s 19). Minors may also affirm acts when attaining the age of capacity (s 30). A Court may also confir contractual capacity on a minor (s 26).