Cancellation of Transaction on account of Frustration !

Comment : In this case a person sold X (leasehold warehouse) to his friend. Later he cried misrepresentation and sought to steer clear of the transaction. Later at the stage of second appeal he took the plea of frustration as he himself was a lessee of the land and could not have sold - the court … Continue reading Cancellation of Transaction on account of Frustration !

Burden of Proving good faith of transactions hit by undue influence

Supreme Court of India Krishna Mohan Kul @ Nani Charan Kul ... vs Pratima Maity And Ors. on 9 September, 2003 Equivalent citations: AIR 2003 SC 4351, 2004 (1) JCR 30 SC Author: A Pasayat Bench: D Raju, A Pasayat JUDGMENT Arijit Pasayat, J. 1. Leave granted. 2. By the impugned judgment, learned Single Judge … Continue reading Burden of Proving good faith of transactions hit by undue influence

Presumption as to Joint Family Property – continuing Joint and not seperate

In This case - the court held two very fundamental principles which are of seminal importance in partition cases  -  i) if joint family's existence is shown - some property/nucleas is shown ii) It is presumed that joint family goes on/continues iii) Some properties brought by Karta in his name iv) Onus on Karta if … Continue reading Presumption as to Joint Family Property – continuing Joint and not seperate

Specific Performance of an Agreement vitiated by Fraud/Undue Influence.

Comment : In this case the plaintiff sought specific performance on the basis of an agreement to sell. defendant pleaded that the same was voidable on the ground of fraud and undue influence and was not meant to be acted upon and only meant as a security for repayment of debt. Court held mischief of … Continue reading Specific Performance of an Agreement vitiated by Fraud/Undue Influence.