The Indian Contract Act, 1872: Performance of Contract

Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you will be able to understand:

  • Performance of a contract and its type
  • What is a valid tender and its effect on a contract?
  • Contracts which need not to perform
  • Who can perform the promise under contract?
  • Rules regarding performance of a joint promise
  • Rules regarding appropriation of a payment

Performance of a contract is one of the methods of discharge of a contract. The performance may be of two types: (a) actual performance and (b) attempted performance.

An actual performance of a contract means performing all the promises and fulfilling all the liabilities by all the parties. The actual performance discharges the contract and also ...

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