Textbook on Law of Contract and Specific Relief by Dr Avtar Singh deals with the Contract Act, 1872 and the Specific Relief Act, 1963.
The present seventh edition has been thoroughly revised and updated.The work provides the information of all the leading statutory provisions and judicial pronouncements in a condensed manner.Principles emerging from court decisions have been brought out and laid bare for the reader.
The Specific Relief Act has undergone major amendments.The specific relief used to be a discretionary remedy. Now it has been elevated to the position of a general remedy.
Textbook on Law of Contract and Specific Relief by Dr Avtar Singh deals with the Contract Act, 1872 and the Specific Relief Act, 1963. The purpose of Contract Act is to lay down principles for formation of contractual relations and to provide the remedial measure of recovery of damages in the event of one party’s failure to keep his contractual commitments. The Specific Relief Act provides the remedial measures for forcing parties to perform their actual contractual commitments and not to get rid of them by just paying compensation for their acts.
The following are the notable features of this new edition:
Latest decisions of Supreme Court, High Court and foreign jurisdictions included.
Specific Relief (Amendment) Act, 2018 discussed and analysed.
Dr Avtar Singh’s work on contract has been extolled by readers and reviewers in India and abroad, due to the clear enunciation of principles, simple language and up-to-date case law and material given therein.
This book is highly recommended for students of law, commerce and management; those appearing in competitive examinations and for those pursuing courses such as ICWA, CA and CS.
"... Avtar Singh, a distinguished author"- Law Books in Review, U.S.A.
"... Dr. Avtar Singh writes with an ease and simplicity that holds the attention of the reader..."- Cochin University Law Review
"... Avtar Singh displays an amazing capacity... It goes to his credit for presenting a comprehensive picture reflecting clarity of thought and analysis of the subject."- Lex Et Juris