A lease is an agreement under which certain rights are transferred from an owner of a property to the lessee. It is either for a fixed period of time or for forever. Under this, all rights are not transferred permanently only partial transfer takes place.[1] Under this, ownership remains with the owner or lessor however …

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Mistake: Indian Contract Law

There are two types of mistakes in the Indian Contract Law, 1872- Mistake of Fact Mistake of Law Both hold different liabilities and are different in their own sense. Mistake comes under free consent which is defined in Section 14 of the Indian Contract Act[1]. Mistake violates free consent although it may not be anyone’s …

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Transfer of suits under the Civil Procedure Code

In every civil suit, the jurisdiction of the civil court is the core basis of pursuing it.  It is the main benchmark by which the civil court can give the verdict. Jurisdiction is of foremost importance because if the court does not possess the legal authority to pronounce the verdict on a case, it does not have jurisdiction over the case. …

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According to Section 6 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, a “cheque” is a bill of exchange drawn on a specified banker and not expressed to be payable otherwise than on demand and it includes the electronic image of a truncated cheque and cheque in the electronic form.[1] In simpler words, a cheque is an …