Civil Law

Acceptance S. 2(b), Ss. 7-8

A contract comes into being from the acceptance of an offer. Section 2(b) of the Act defines acceptance as follows: “When the person to whom the offer is made signifies […]

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Invitation to Offer

An offer must be distinguished from an invitation to offer (Invitation to treat by English Law). An invitation to offer is an action inviting other parties to make an offer […]

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Types of an Offer

Express Offer: When the offer is made by express communication then the offer is said to be an express offer. The express offer can be made face to face or via […]

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Proposal or Offer

Proposal or Offer: The term “proposal” of the Indian Contract Act is synonymous to the term “Offer” in English law. Section 2(a)of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 defines proposal as […]

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Cyber Torts

What is “Cyber Torts”? Cyber torts are the latest and perhaps the most complicated problem in the cyber world. A generalized definition of a cyber tort is “unlawful acts wherein […]

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Introduction to Tort

What is a tort? The word “Tort” is of a French origin which has been further derived from the Latin word “Tortum” meaning “to twist” and implies conduct which is tortious4or […]

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