Courts have generally followed one of three approaches when the parties continue to work under an expired contract: at Brambles/Wail  VSCA 150, an expired contract contained compensation provisions for a party and limited its losses if they had contributed to a loss or were negligently related to a loss. The Tribunal found that the parties` compensation provisions remained in force and were binding, as both parties continued to have revealed themselves, at the expiry of the written contract, as if they were still governed by the terms of the original contract, subject to termination with reasonable termination. How to Avoid an Accidental Extension of an Expired Contract Due to the lack of Australian jurisprudence, the Australian courts sought advice from American, Canadian and English jurisprudence. In a recent case, in English, it was found that a telephone conversation between the parties and a follow-up email were sufficient to establish that the terms of the original agreement (expired) were applicable to continuous service, although the follow-up email did not elicit any comment or refusal from the other party, demonstrating the relative ease with which an expired contract could be implied and confirmed by conduct. What to do if you feel you have confirmed an expired contract A contractual commitment can be honoured in accordance with the contract (for example. B by the implementation of the agreement or after a particular event such as the expiry of a fixed term) or against the contract (e.g.B. termination for breach or resignation for misrepresentation)? If the performance of an expired contract has continued and the conduct of the parties can be interpreted as confirmation of that contractual relationship after the expiry of the contract, it is important that neither party simply ceases to provide its services. This can lead to possible violations of any new tacit contract and, ultimately, compensation or special benefit. The reason is that the courts probably involve a term that can be terminated within a reasonable period of time. What, in the present circumstances, amounts to an appropriate termination depends on issues such as the length of the original contract, the obligations of third parties arising from the delivery of the contract, whether extraordinary expenses were incurred for the performance of the contract and the time to redeploy the work and equipment. Moreover, the use can be allowed to skid and shut down, since this contract ends and expires at the end of the commercial operation of the facility. Depending on the size of the termination you prefer, the end and expiration lead to either inconsistencies or redundancy.