WILLIAMS v. SIERRA LEONE PRODUCE MARKETING BOARD (Civil Case No. 268/70)) [1972] SLHC 1274 (21 January 1972);

A contract of employment for an indefinite period is presumed to be a yearly contract terminable only at the end of a complete year but this presumption can be rebutted by evidence of10 custom or of the parties' contrary intention which may be indicated by a term of the contract stipulating that a period of notice of termination may be given by either party


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Law Report Citation: 
1972-73 ALR S.L. 8