‘In the cases where the issue is litigated, it seems likely that one party intended to a legal agreement and the other wanted the agreement to be merely morally binding. This contradiction removes any possibility of justifying the limits of contracts on the basis of the joint intent of the parties. We are forced to the conclusion that the courts must rely on hidden policy considerations when determining the intentions of the parties’ Critically assess the doctrine of intention to create legal relations in the light of the above statement and relevant legal developments.