Imperial Loan Co. Ltd. v. Stone  1 Q.B. 599 (competence of parties, mental capacity) FACTS: Defendant when lunatic signed a promissory note as surety upon which plaintiff brought an action and defendant took the defence of insanity ISSUE: Whether defendant can successfully claim insanity as a defence? HELD: To successfully take the defence of insanity as… Read More Imperial Loan Co. Ltd. v. Stone
Proform Sports Management Ltd. v. Proactive Sports Management Ltd. and Anr.  1 All ER 542 (Contract for Necessity-Voidable Contract recession) FACTS: Proform entered into a representation contract with wayne rooney, a famous footballer when he was a minor (of 15 years of age). The contract was to expire after two years. During the last… Read More Proform Sports Management Ltd. v. Proactive Sports Management Ltd. and Anr.
Nash v. Inman  2 KB 1 (Contract for necessity for minor enforceable) FACTS: A tailor supplied 13 waistcoats and other things of that kind to a undergraduate student when latter was a minor. Student refused to pay for the goods supplied and tailor brought this suit against him for recovery of price of those… Read More Nash v. Inman
Leslie Ltd. v. Sheill (1914) 3 K.B.607 (Minor agreement—void—equitable relief) FACTS: Defendant obtained loans from plaintiff by fraudulently misrepresenting that he was of full age at the time of contract. Defendant sued him to recover the money. ISSUES: 1) Whether defendants are entitled to equitable restitution against loan given to minor? 2) Whether they could claim… Read More Leslie Ltd. v Sheill
Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose (1903) 30 Cal. 539 (Minor Agreements) FACTS: Agent of defendant advanced money to plaintiff, an infant, fully knowing his incompetency to contract, against mortgage of property belonging to latter. Plaintiff commenced this action to get the mortgage declared as void u/s 2, 10 and 11 of ICA and repossession of property thereunder conveyed to… Read More Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose