Contract Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 52 - 53 of 97

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Question number: 52

» Contract Law

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

A void contract is not necessarily illegal

Reason (Ꭱ)

Every illegal contract is void.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

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

b.

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

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question number: 53

» Contract Law

MCQ▾

Question

PRINCIPLE: Consideration for a promise is constituted when any person who may be the promisee has done something, or has agreed to do something at the desire of the promisor. An agreement made without consideration is void, unless it is made on account of natural love and affection between parties standing in a near relation to each other.

FACTS: Munna and Munni wanted a divorce. They had started hating each other madly and wanted a divorce to prevent one of the them from murdering the other. Pursuant to this, Munni made sure and promised that her father would give a substantial amount of his property to Munna so that all dealings become equal between them, at the desire of Munna. What is the status of this agreement?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Void, since a husband and wife are supposed to share natural love and affection and an agreement made without consideration is void.

b.

Not void, since there is consideration being given by her father to Munna.

c.

Void, since the agreement does not stand made on the account of natural love and affection.

d.

There can be no agreement between a husband and a wife.

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