“All our clients were influenced by the promises made by Syarikat Sofia and made full cash payments to Syarikat Sofia after both sides of Syarikat Sofia and the customer signed the construction agreement. The construction agreement clearly states that within 10 months from the date of the agreement, Syarikat Sofia will complete the house. Unfortunately, no construction work is yet to commence. Syarikat Sofia continues to give excuses for the delay. We believe that Syarikat Sofia has made a misrepresentation by giving false impression of the capabilities of Syarikat Sofia and we also believe that Syarikat Sofia had no intention to complete the construction work.”
Based on the above situation, state the definition and criteria of misrepresentation.
(20 marks, 2022 Q7)