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LL.B (Hons.) 3 Year

I

Law of Contract – I

 

 LAW OF CONTRACT – I

Module – I            Formation of Contract

  • Definitions of Agreement, Contract, Void Agreement, Voidable Contract & Illegal Agreement
  • Essentials of a Valid Offer & Acceptance
  • Revocation of Offer & Acceptance
  • Standard Form Contracts

Module – II           Consideration & Capacity

2.1   Definition, Essentials & Kinds of Consideration

2.2   Privity of Contract & its Exceptions

2.3   Exceptions to the Rule that Agreement without  Consideration is Void

2.4   Nature & Ratification of Minor’s Agreement

2.5   Return of Benefit secured by a Fraudulent Minor

2.6   Minor’s liability for Necessaries

Module – III         Free Consent

  • Coercion
  • Undue Influence
  • Fraud
  • Misrepresentation
  • Mistake
  • Lawful Consideration & Object

Module – IV         Unlawful, Void Agreements & Contingent Contract

  • Void Agreements
  • Agreements in Restraint of Marriage
  • Agreements in Restraint of Trade
  • Agreements in Restraint of Judicial Proceedings – Agreement by Way of Wager
  • Unlawful Agreements
  • Contingent Contracts 

Module – V    Discharge of Contract 

5.1                    Discharge by Performance

5.2                    Discharge by Breach of Contract

5.3                    Discharge by Impossibility of Performance

5.4                    Discharge by Novation

5.5                    Quasi Contract

5.6                    Remedies for Breach of Contract

Suggested Reading: 

  1. Avtar Singh, Law of Contract and Specific Relief, Eastern Book Company, 2013 (11th Edn)
  2. Pollock & Mulla, Indian Contract and Specific Relief Act, Lexis Nexis, 2013(14th Edn)
  3. Anson, Law of Contract , Oxford University Press, 2010 (29th Edn)
  4. Cheshire and Fifoot, Law of Contract, Lexis Nexis, 2010 (10th Edn)
  5. Dutt, Contract- The Indian Contract Act, 1872, Eastern Law House, 11th Edition, 2013
  6. MLJ, Law of Contract and Specific Relief, Lexis Nexis, 2009