Contract Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 74 - 75 of 97
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Question number: 74
» Contract Law
PRINCIPLE: When one person signifies to another his willingness to do or to abstain from
doing anything, with a view to obtaining the assent of that other to such act or
abstinence, he is said to make a proposal.
FACTS: Rama expresses that she will never work for Hari in the future and she is paid double her present salary as a maid under Ramu for the same. Will a valid contract come into place here?
No, apart from undue influence, fraud with Hari is clearly visible. There can be no contract here.
No, there is no contract possible in which a maid is a party.
Yes, all the elements of a valid contract are satisfied.
No, the contract shall be vitiated by undue influence as Ramu is in a dominating position.
Question number: 75
» Contract Law
Which of the following is/are true for an “agent” to a principal?
- An agent cannot lawfully employ another to perform acts which he has expressly or impliedly undertaken to perform personally, unless by the ordinary custom of trade a sub-agent may, or, from the nature or agency, a sub-agent must, be employed.
- An agent has authority, in an emergency, to do all such acts for the purpose of protecting his principal from loss and would be done by a person or ordinary prudence, in his own case, under similar circumstances.
- Any person who is of the age of majority according to the law to which he is subject, and who is of sound mind, may employ an agent.
1 and 2
2 and 3
|d.||All a. , b. and c. are correct|