Agreement under Indian Contract Act

Author: Sourish Saha, Research Associate

  1. Section 2(e) of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 []
  2. Law Teacher, “Formation of Contract,” http://www.lawteacher.net/contract-law/lecture-notes/agreement-lecture.php, accessed May 2013 []
  3. Section 10, The Indian Contract Act, 1872. []
  4. M.V. Shankar Bhat v. Claude Pinto (Deceased) by LRs (2003) 4 SCC 86 []
  5. Small Business Development Corporation, Western Australia, http://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/four-essential-elements-of-a-contract/, accessed May 2013 []
  6. Section 20, The Indian Contract Act, 1872 []
  7. Steel Authority of India Ltd. v. Salem Stainless Steel Suppliers AIR 1994 SC 1415 []
  8. Thermal Power Ltd. v. State of Madhya Pradesh AIR 2000 SC 1005 []
  9. Mohoribibi v. Dharmodas Ghose (1903) 30 IA 114 []
  10. Supra n. 1 []
  11. See Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v. Boots [1953] 1 QB 401, Also see Fisher v. Bell [1961] 1 QB 394 []
  12. Partridge v. Crittenden [1968] 2 All ER 425 []
  13. “Contractual agreement- offer and acceptance”, http://e-lawresources.co.uk/Offer-and-acceptance.php, accessed May 2013. []
  14. Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Company [1893] 1 QB 256 []
  15. Spencer v. Harding Law Rep. 5 C. P. 561 []
  16. J. Beatson, Anson’s Law of Contract, 28th edition, 2002 []
  17. Payne v. Cave (1789) 3 Term Rep 148 []
  18. Heathcote Ball v. Barry [2000] EWCA Civ 235 []
  19. Supra n. 10 []
  20. Harvey v Facey [1893] AC 552 []
  21. Avtar Singh, Contract and Specific Relief, Tenth Edition []
  22. Thornton v Shoe Lane Parking [1971] 2 WLR 585 []
  23. Australian Contract Law, “Agreement,” http://www.australiancontractlaw.com/law/formation-agreement.html, accessed May 2013 []
  24. Brogden v Metropolitan Railway Co. (1877) 2 App Cas 666, See also Percy Trentham Ltd v Archital Luxfer Ltd [1993] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 25 []
  25. Entorres v Miles Far East [1955] 2 QB 327 []
  26. Michael Furmston, G.C. Cheshire and H.S. Fifoot, Law of Contract, 1992 []
  27. Felthouse v Bindley [1862] EWHC CP J35 []
  28. Butler Machine Tool v Ex-cell-o Corporation [1979] 1 WLR 401 []
  29. T.R Desai, The Indian Contract Act and Sale of Goods Act []
  30. Supra n. 5 []
  31. Section 2(h), The Indian Contract Act, 1872 []
  32. Section 2(g), The Indian Contract Act, 1872 []
  33. Walford v Miles [1992] 2 AC 128 []
  34. Supra n. 21 []
  35. Godecke v Kirwan (1973) 129 CLR 629 []
  36. ANZ v Frost Holdings Pty Ltd Supreme Court of Victoria (Full Court) [1989] VR 695 []
  37. R.G. Padia, Pollock and Mulla Indian Contract and Specific Relief Acts, 13th Edition, 2006 (4th Reprint,2009). []
  38. Raffles v Wichelhaus (1864) 2 H & C 906 []
  39. Council of the Upper Hunter County District v Australian Chilling & Freezing Co Ltd [1968] HCA 8; (1968) 118 CLR 429 []
  40. Compare the cases of Scammell & Nephew v. Ouston [1941] AC 251 and Sudbrook Trading Estate v. Eggleton [1983] AC AC 444 to understand certainty of terms of contract []
  41. Hyde v Wrench (1840) 49 ER 132 []

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