Contract Law

Examine the concept of Constructive Delivery in a Contract of Bailment

Examine the concept of Constructive Delivery in a Contract of Bailment Written by- Abhinav Akash Topic- Examine the Concept of Constructive Delivery in a Contract of Bailment Introduction A bailment is a special contract defined under section 148 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872[1]. It is derived from a French word “bailer” which means “to deliver”. The etymological meaning of bailment is “handing over” of “change of possession of goods”. By bailment, we mean delivery …

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Section 34 of the Indian Contract Act.

Written by : Gokul Abimanyu. O.R Topic: Section 34 of the Indian Contract Act.   Contingent Contract Definition (Section 31): In the general sense, the word ‘contingent’ means the subject to chance. The word ‘contingent’ is used in the Indian Contract Act to mean conditional, in the general sense. Contingent contracts are a sort of a conditional contract and the nature of such condition is of an uncertain nature. The contingent contract revolves around the …

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DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN WRITTEN AND ONLINE METHOD OF  COMMUNICATION ON THE BASIS OF SECTION 4 OF INDIAN CONTRACT ACT

DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN WRITTEN AND ONLINE METHOD OF  COMMUNICATION ON THE BASIS OF SECTION 4 OF INDIAN CONTRACT ACT Written BY-HARSH SRIVASTAVA ,CHANAKYA NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY     INTRODUCTION: SECTION 4 ICA – To  understand the very concept of differentiation between Written and Online Method of Communication , we need to have a brief knowledge of Section 4 of Indian Contract Act (ICA). The Section 4 of Indian Contract Act says: According to the Section, Communication …

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EXPLAIN  THE DOCTRINE OF RESTITUTION

EXPLAIN  THE DOCTRINE OF RESTITUTION Written by- IDHIKA SHARMA,  D.R. B.R. AMBEDKAR NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, SONIPAT                       MEANING OF “RESTITUTION” The literal meaning of the word “restitution” is to restore the unjust loss occurred to someone and bring him to the initial position before entering into any contract. In a legal sense, it may mean the restoration of loss caused to the victim by the …

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Examining the concept of Promissory Estoppel

Written by: – Punit Sanwal,  Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar Examining the concept of Promissory Estoppel Introduction The doctrine of ‘Promissory Estoppel’ is based on the principles of equity, justice and good conscience. The meaning of this doctrine is that when a person having an intention to form a legal relationship with another person makes a clear promise to that person and this person acts on such a promise then this promise becomes binding on …

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