Tag: consent

Section 375: Analysis of Provisions Relating to Rape

By Soumya Singh Chauhan, UILS, Chandigarh Editor’s Note: The rape laws of the country were amended in the year 2013 after the Justice J.S. Verma Committee Report, to address the prevalent inadequacies. This paper analyses in detail, the provisions of the amended Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code. It […]

Doctrine of Duress

By Rajshree Lohia, Christ Law University, Bangalore “Editor’s Note: Free Consent is one of the most important essentials of a valid contract. When this consent is vitiated, the contract generally becomes voidable. Consent can be vitiated through duress. In simple terms, duress means any form of coercion or threat that is […]