What is the legal test to enforce a contract where a party is not a party to the contract?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Diana Draper dba Clear Water Naturopathic Medicine v. Castlegar Chiropractic Corp., 2019 BCCRT 1111 (CanLII):

28. The legal doctrine of privity of contract prevents someone who is not a party to a contract from enforcing the contract for their benefit (Holmes v. United Furniture Warehouse GP, 2012 BCCA 227 at paragraph 10).

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