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Question number: 123

» Contract Law

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Ajay promises to give to Dinesh a certain amount of money if a ship gets back to a shore within a week. The ship sinks and is destroyed due to a thunderstorm. The contract has become void and is unenforceable.

Reason (Ꭱ)

All agreements due to a wagering contract are void.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question number: 124

» Contract Law

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Question

PRINCIPLE: Consideration is the price for a promise. Mere act of promisee fulfilling his legal duty does not entail consideration in the eyes of law.

FACTS: Raju is a lawyer who is known for his special legal skills and is one of the best lawyers in the world. He comes across a client who is the richest man of the world. Since Raju has been in the habit of receiving rewards for his work, he gets excited when the person promises to give him a Lamborghini on his birthday if he wins the case for him, apart from his fees for fighting the case. The matter finally ends up in Raju winning the case and he rushes to the person to collect his prize. The person refuses to give the prize. Pick the correct option.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The consideration here is void. Hence, Raju should not get the prize.

b.

Cannot be determined

c.

The consideration here is present as Raju won the case with extra effort using special legal skills.

d.

The consideration here was the winning of the case. Raju should get his prize in accordance with what was said by the person.

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