him for the breach.
Held: The Dunlop Co. Could not maintain the suit as it was stranger to the contract.
❖ Capacity to Contract
Mohiri Bibi vs. Dharmodas Ghose, (1903)
In this case, a minor mortgaged his house in favour of a money-lender to secure a loan of Rs. 20,000 out of which the...
, fraud, misrepresentation, and mistake” Consent is said to be so caused when it would not have been given, but for the existence of such coercion, undue influence, fraud, misrepresentation, or mistake.
Malaysia : Dharmodas Ghose v Mohiri Bibi
Dharmodas Ghose, a minor, entered into a contract to...
benefit under a void contract, he cannot be asked to refund the same.
(iv) A minor cannot be a partner in a partnership firm.
(v) A minor's estate is liable to a person who supplies necessaries of life to a minor.
In 1903 the Privy Council in the leading case of Mohiri Bibi v...
) MOHIRI BIBI VS. DHARMODAS GOSE:
A minor falsely representing himself to be of age, enters into an agreement to sell his property to R and receives from him as price a sum of Rs.10,000/- in advance. Out of this sum the minor purchases a car for Rs.6,000/- and spends the rest on a pleasure trip...
JudgmentMohori Bibee and another Vs. Dharmodas Ghose
Mohori Bibee and another Vs. Dharmodas Ghose
Court : Kolkata
Reported in : (1903)30IndianAppeals114
Judge : Lord Macnaghten; Lord Davey; Lord Lindley; Sir Ford North; Sir Andrew Scoble; Sir Andrew Wilson, JJ...
is void-ab-initio. A minor is not competent to contract. In 1903 the Privy Council in the leading case of Mohiri Bibi v. Dharmodas Ghose held that in India minor’s contracts are absolutely void and not merely voidable. The facts of the case were:
Dharmodas Ghose, a minor, entered into a...
held in the cases of Mohori Bibee V Dharmodas Ghose (1903), Tan Hee Juan V Teh Boon Kiat (1934) and Government of Malaysia V Gurcharan Singh (1971) that all such agreements are void. Therefore, all contracts entered by a minor is generally void and a minor cannot sue or be sued on such void contracts....
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may draw, endorse, deliver and negotiate any negotiable instrument so as to bind all parties except himself.
MOHORI BIBEE v DHARMODAS GHOSE
A leading case, Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose, which explained the position of a minor’s agreement in the year 1903 came in front of the Privy...
Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose (1903) the plaintiff, Dharmodas Ghose, while he was a minor, mortgaged his property in favour of the defendant, Brahmo Dutt, who was a moneylender to secure a loan of Rs. 20,000. The actual amount of loan given was less than Rs. 20,000. At the time of the transaction the...
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other contracting party seeks to enforce these obligations against minor, in such a case the agreement is deemed as void-ab-initio.
Example: Mohiri Bibi (vs) Dharmodas Ghose (1903).
Facts: A minor mortgaged his house in favour of money-lender to secure a loan of Rs.20000/- out of which the...
on this point. The controversy was set at rest by the decision of the Privy Council, in the case of Mohori Bibee Vs. Dharmodas Ghose in 1903. It was held that the agreement made by a minor is void..
The facts of Mohiiri Bibee Vs. Dharmodas Ghose are as under :
The plaintiff, Dharmodas Ghose...
in full satisfaction. This is a case of :
7. The decision in the case ‘Mohiri Bibi Vs Dharmodas Ghose’ was related to:
(a) offer and its communication
(b) undue influence
(c) adequacy of consideration
(d) capacity of a minor to enter into...
never was, and never could have been any contract, e.g. where one of the parties was a minor; Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose, (1903) ILR 30 Cal 539 (PC).
Necessity for consideration
The plaintiff bank accepted the sum of Rs. 10,00,000 from the defendants towards the full discharge of the suit...
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held in the cases of Mohori Bibee V Dharmodas Ghose (1903), Tan Hee Juan V Teh Boon Kiat (1934) and Government of Malaysia V Gurcharan Singh (1971) that all such agreements are void. Therefore, all contracts entered by a minor is generally void and a minor cannot sue or be sued on such void contracts...
contract with Dana. There is a case Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose (1903) 30 Cal. 539, in this case a minor mortgaged his house to the money lender, and the defendant are loan the money to the plaintiff. Plaintiff commenced this action to get the mortgage declared as void. Because the plaintiff is...
restore back the property only if the property is traceable in his possession. This is known as the doctrine of restitution.
Important cases related to contract with minor
1-Mohoribibee v Dharmodas ghose
The facts of Mohiiri Bibee Vs. Dharmodas Ghose are as under :
sentiments of the locals, who suffered heavily due to police firing and fiercely violent political clashes.
The Trinamool Congress has fielded Firoza Bibi, who lost her younger son Indadur in the March 14, 2007, police firing.
Ruling Left Front partner Communist Party of India (CPI), whose...
5. Identify the brief facts, Judgement and the Principles involved in the following case Law:
Mohiribibi vs. Dharmodas Ghose (1903 PC 30 Cal. 539).
Ans. Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose, 30 Ind App 114 (PC) expressed the view that the contract being one which it...
(1910) LR 37 I.A. 152 Topic 5 : Capacity to Contract Legal disability to enter into contract - Minors, persons of unsound mind ; person under legal disability; lunatics, idiots; Restitution in cases of minor’s agreement; Liability for necessaries supplied to the minor - Indian Contract Act, 1872...
MOHORI BIBI V. DHARMO DAS GHOSE (1903). The minor had executed a mortgage for the sum of Rs.20,000 out of which the lender had paid the minor only about 8,000. The mortgage filed a suit for the recovery of his mortagage money and for sale of recovery of his mortagage money and for sale of the...
, including its sovereign rights on land, sea shall be safeguard.
7. Leading Cases Relating to Objective Resolution
The following are the relevant cases relating to Objective resolution 1949,
▪ Asma Jillani vs. Government of Punjab 1972
In this case the Objective Resolution is to be...