Tag: contract

Basis of Privity of Contract and Consideration

By Aakash Kumbhat, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi “Editor’s Note: The doctrine of privity of contract in the common law of contract provides that a contract cannot confer rights or impose obligations arising under it on any person or agent except the parties to the contract. The premise is that only […]

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 […]