Contingent Contract

The word ‘contingent’ means when an event or situation depends on some other event or fact. The ‘contingent contract’ means enforceability of that contract is directly depends upon happening o...

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MMTC Ltd. v. Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty. Ltd.

The present case involves an appeal under section 37 of the Arbitration Act against a judgment which was passed by a single judge of the Delhi High Court under section 34 of the Arbitration Act, dismi...

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Misrepresentation under the Indian Contract Act, 1872

A misrepresentation is a misleading statement of a material fact made by one party which has an impact on the other party judgment concerning a contract. If the misrepresentation is established, the c...

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SIPL Lifestyle Private Limited v. Vama Apparels Private Limited

The plaintiffs filed two recovery suits against the defendants on 17th February 2018. The summons in these suits was issued by the Court on 15th March 2018. On 16th May 2018, the defendants were permi...

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The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981

Industrialization and urbanization have resulted in a profound deterioration of India’s air quality. Of the 3 million premature deaths in the world that occur each year due to outdoor and indoor air...

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Confederation of All India v. Competition Commission of India

On 18th May 2018, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) received a notice under Section 6(2) of the Competition Act, 2002 given by Wal-Mart International Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Walmart In...

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Types of Damages under Section 73 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872

The Indian Contract Act, 1872 does not define the term ‘’ damages.’’ However, commonly, it means an award of money to be paid to a non-defaulting party by a defaulting party as compensation fo...

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Jagran Prakashan limited v. telegram Fz Llc

Newspapers are a day to day source of information and entertainment that had halted physical distribution in various parts of the country amidst the lockdown. However, several publications conquered t...

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Free Consent Under the Indian Contract Act, 1872

In order for a valid contract to persist, it is essential to ensure the free consent of the parties. There is a concept of consensus-ad-idem which implies that the parties entering into the contract m...

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