Tenant Eviction Notice
In India, the rights of tenants are given in Rent Control Act,1948. When land is leased to a tenant, a Rent Agreement is signed between the tenant and the landlord. Even though tenants are provided with rights which protect them against forced or unlawful eviction, there are certain grounds on […]
Meaning and Nature of Contract
A) Why do we need to study contract law. The basic purpose of contract law is to provide a framework within which individuals can freely contract and the contract can legally bind the contracting parties by the creation of laws which are applicable only to the very individuals that create […]
Public Interest Litigation
Synopsis The present petition is filed by the petitioner being aggrieved by the suffering of the poor and indigent people residing in the Ambedkar colony area. A brick industry known as the Gokul Brick Industry has been established near the residential area which is infringing with the fundamental rights of […]
Offer and Types of Offers
1) Offer : Section 2 (a) of The Indian Contract Act, 1872. (Hereinafter, ICA). 2) Definition of offer : When one person signifies to another his willingness to do or to abstain from doing anything, with a view to obtaining the assent of that other to such act or abstinence, […]
Word: Bigamy Meaning: A person is married to two people at the same time. In the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 under this act one of the conditions for a valid marriage is neither party should have a spouse living at the time of marriage.
Word: Polygamy Meaning: The practice or custom of having more than one wife at the same time. Indian Penal Code 1860 prohibits polygamy and prescribes punishment under section 494 and Section 495. The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 prohibits the marriage of a Hindu who has a living spouse, polygamous Hindu […]
Word: Primafacie Meaning: It simply means at the first sight, on the first appearance, on the face of it. So far as can be judged from the first disclosure, presumably a fact presumed to be true unless disproved by some evidence to the contrary.
Void Ab Initio
Word: Void Ab Initio Meaning: It means to be treated as invalid from the beginning.
Word: Ab Initio Meaning: Ab Initio simply means from the very beginning.
Defendant / Respondent
Word: Defendant / Respondent Meaning: A defendant is a person accused of committing a crime in a criminal prosecution or a person against whom some type of civil relief is being sought in a civil case.