The Indian Contract Act, 1872: Free Consent
After reading this chapter, you will be able to understand:
- Minute difference between consent and free consent
- Contract under coercion and undue influence
- Fraud and its elements
- Difference between fraud and misrepresentation
- Types of mistake and its effect on contract
One of the essential conditions of a valid contract is that it should be made out of free consent of the parties. It means free consent if important to determine the validity of a contract. First we will understand consent and thereafter free consent.
4.1 MEANING OF A CONSENT—SECTION 13
Two persons are said to consent, when they agree upon the same thing in the same sense. It is also known as consensus-ad-idem, ...