Cancellation Of Sale Deed

The Supreme Court consisting of a two-judge bench held that non-payment of the entire sale consideration cannot be a valid ground for cancellation of the sale deed. This statement was recorded by the court in the matter of Vidyadhar v. Manikrao, the court held that the words “paid or promised price or part paid and the promised part” indicates that the actual payment of the full price at the time of the Deed is not a non-final sale sine qua non. The court also held that the non-payment of a certain portion of the price would not constitute the legitimacy of the sale. If the title deed has been transferred and the balance of the sale has not been paid then the title deed cannot be invalid for this reason.

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