Indian Contract Act


Case : Nand Lal Thanvi v. Legal Representatives of Goswami

This case[1] is originally an appeal of its original case with the same name, its judgement being passed in 1973. It basically revolves around Section 226 of the Indian Contract Act and Section 19 of the Indian Limitation Act. The trial court in the original case misinterpreted the concept of the Limitation Act. Hence, the …

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Coercion: Indian Contract Act, 1872

Coercion is defined under section 15 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 as ‘Coercion’ is the committing or threatening to commit, any act forbidden by the Indian Penal Code, or the unlawful detaining, or threatening to detain, any property, to the prejudice of any person whatever, with the intention of causing any person to enter into an agreement.


Restitution means something that has been lost or stolen by his owner, the process of restoring the lost or stolen thing is restitution or compensation. To compensate for the injury or loss faced by someone to recover that injury or loss or to compensate that loss is called restitution. Restitution in simple terms can also …