The law may refuse to give effect to a contract on the ground of illegality; this is a limitation upon freedom of contract”. Comment.

Question: The law may refuse to give effect to a contract on the ground of illegality; this is a limitation upon freedom of contract”. Comment. [DJS 2007] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [The law may refuse to give effect to a contract on the ground of illegality; this is a limitation upon……...

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Mistake of fact | In a case, while the defendant intended to sell the land in terms of Kanals, the plaintiff intended to purchase in Bighas. The area of the land was as essential to the agreement as to the price….  Is the mistake with which the parties were suffering related to a matter essential to the agreement?

Question: Mistake of fact | In a case, while the defendant intended to sell the land in terms of Kanals, the plaintiff intended to purchase in Bighas. Bighas and Kanals are different units of measurements. In the northern part of the country, the land is measured in some States, either in terms of Bighas or in terms of……...

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Explain what is a wagering contract? Is a suit maintainable to enforce an agreement by way of wager? Distinguish between wagering contracts from a teji-mandi transaction.

Question: Explain what is a wagering contract? Is a suit maintainable to enforce an agreement by way of wager? Distinguish between wagering contracts from a teji-mandi transaction. Where a suit is brought by a broker or an agent against his principal to receive his brokerage or commission in respect of wagering transactions entered into by him in such……...

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Wagering agreement | Tony borrowed a sum of Rs. 5000/- from John in order to bet with Mahesh as to the result of a cricket match. Tony lost the bet to Mahesh… Mahesh and John initiated legal remedies against Tony separately for recovery of Rs. 5000/-. Decide.

Question: Wagering agreement | Tony borrowed a sum of Rs. 5000/- from John in order to bet with Mahesh as to the result of a cricket match. Betting on a cricket match is not authorized by law. Tony lost the bet to Mahesh. Tony neither paid a sum of Rs. 5000/- to Mahesh nor returned Rs. 5000/- to……...

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Agreement in restraint of trade | In a case, the landlord is the owner of the shop running a Sophisticated Cosmetic Hair Dressing Saloon in Delhi. He gives on rent and said shop with the said business…. Is this agreement of lease hit by Section 27 of the Indian Contract Act? Decide.

Question: Agreement in restraint of trade | Section 27 of the Indian Contract Act provides that an agreement by which anyone is restrained from exercising a lawful profession, trade, or business of any kind, is void to that extent. In a given case, the landlord is the owner of the shop running a Sophisticated Cosmetic Hair Dressing Saloon……...

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Minor’s contract | ‘A’, a minor having a well-built body and quite tall falsely represented his age and obtained a loan of Rs. 10,000 and spent the loan amount on his luxuries. The moneylender filed a suit… Can ‘A’ be held liable either on the contract or in torts? Discuss.

Question: Minor’s contract | ‘A’, a minor having a well-built body and quite tall falsely represented his age and obtained a loan of Rs. 10,000 and spent the loan amount on his luxuries. The moneylender filed a suit for recovery of money on contract and also in the alternative asked for damages arising out of tort of deceit……...

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Consideration and lawful objects | ‘A’ institutes a prosecution against ‘B’ for theft of valuable articles but he subsequently agrees to drop down the prosecution…Has ‘A’ any remedy against ‘B’?

Question: Consideration and lawful objects | ‘A’ institutes a prosecution against ‘B’ for theft of valuable articles but he subsequently agrees to drop down the prosecution as ‘B’ promised to restore the articles or the price thereof in a case to ‘A’. ‘A’ drops the prosecution but ‘B’ fails to fulfill his promise. Has ‘A’ any remedy against……...

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‘A’ promises to pay a monthly allowance to a woman kept as a mistress. Whether such consideration is lawful?

Question: ‘A’ promises to pay a monthly allowance to a woman kept as a mistress. Whether such consideration is lawful? [RJS 1986] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [‘A’ promises to pay a monthly allowance to a woman kept as a mistress. Whether such consideration is lawful?] Answer Section 23 of The Indian……...

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Explain Free Consent according to the Indian Contract Act.

Question: Explain “Free Consent” according to the Indian Contract Act. [HJS 2000] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Explain “Free Consent” according to the Indian Contract Act.] Answer In India, all agreements are contracts if they are made by the free consent of parties competent to contract, for a lawful consideration and with……...

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Consideration | ‘A’ engaged a Vakil to conduct his case for specified fees. Subsequently, A promised to pay an additional remuneration if the case was to succeed. The case succeeds… What according to you will be the result of this suit?

Question: Consideration | ‘A’ engaged a Vakil to conduct his case for specified fees. Subsequently, A promised to pay an additional remuneration if the case was to succeed. The case succeeds and the Vakil sues ‘A’ for additional remuneration. What according to you will be the result of this suit? [HJS 1984] Find the answer to the mains……...

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