Contract Law (CLAT Legal-Aptitude): Questions 81 - 83 of 97

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PRINCIPLE: If a person, incapable of entering into a contract, or any one whom he is legally bound to support, is supplied by another person with necessities suited to his condition in life, the person who has furnished such supplies is entitled to be reimbursed from the property of such incapable person.

FACTS: Ramu was the son of a farmer who just used to sit at home. Ramu’s only family member, his father, died leaving ten-year-old Ramu entitled to a property worth fifty lacs. Later Jaya, a rich lady, took up his responsibility and paid for his gym sessions for he wanted to build a handsome body. When he started earning at the age of twenty-two, Jaya sought to recover the money.

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What may Ramu prove so that Jaya is not able to recover the amount from him?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

That the amount paid by Jaya never enabled him to become a TV star and therefore it went in vain.

b.

That he was of the age of majority at that time and Jaya did not have a legal duty to support him.

c.

That the support, of any sort from Jaya, was virtual and never was he fully suited properly.

d.

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Imagine that Ramu later took up the job of a film star after the completion of gym. Now, Jaya claims that joining a gym was a necessity and she may recover the money she paid for it. What shall be the outcome?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

She shall be able to recover the money as he has finally ended up become a star for which joining gym was necessary.

b.

She shall not be able to recover the money as she took up his responsibility at her own cost.

c.

The law does not take account of such trivial matters.

d.

She shall not be able to recover the amount as money paid will not be considered a necessity even in the present case.

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Was the money paid by Jaya for necessaries of Ramu?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Yes, because Ramu wanted to build a fit body which was necessary.

b.

No, it was not required as a necessity.

c.

Yes, since Jaya was in fact, helping Ramu stay good.

d.

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