Void Contract

         Voidable Contract 


Definition :

 Section 2(g) of Indian Contract Act defines void contract as “An agreements not enforceable by law is said to be void”

Definition :

According to Section 2(i) of Indian Contract Act 1872, “An agreement which is enforceable by law at the option of one or more of the parties thereto, but not at the option of the other or others, is a voidable contract”


Example : Contract with a minor

Example : When consent to an agreement is caused by coercion, fraud, misrepresentation the agreement is avoidable at the option of the party whose consent was so caused.


It is not at all enforceable by law

It can be enforced at the option of the one party


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