International Journal of Advanced Educational Research

International Journal of Advanced Educational Research


International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)

Contractual liability of a minor in India


Dr. Anil Kumar Dixit, Amra

In the midst of globalisation and liberlisation fever, the people are grooming with wide-range of information even before the age of majority. However, the Indian Contract Act envisages that the minors are incompetent to hold any form of contracts. This article is concern only with minor in contract. A person who has not attained the age of majority is a minor. Therefore the competency of the parties to a contract is most essentials ingredients of a contract. With some exceptions, an agreement made by a minor is voidable. How far a minor would liable under contract for necessaries or services to provide the minor for is livelihood. This article also deals when the minor is liable under various legislations in India with some comparison with English Law here and there with judicial decisions both English law and Indian law plus ends with conclusion and recommendation.
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Dr. Anil Kumar Dixit, Amra. Contractual liability of a minor in India. International Journal of Advanced Educational Research, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2018, Pages 436-445
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