Samuel Pillai vs Ananthanatha Pillai (1883) ILR 6 Mad 351 Key Words: sufficient consideration, debt barred by limitation, nudum pactum FACTS Administratrix of the deceased whose property was inherited by the defendant entered into an agreement with the latter to convey the title in the property without deducting the debt, which was barred by the limitation,… Read More Samuel Pillai vs. Ananthanatha Pillai
Samuel Pillai v. Anathan Pillai [Section 25(3) of Indian Contract Act, Consideration] FACTS: Administratrix of the deceased whose property was inherited by the defendant entered into an agreement with the latter to convey the title in the property without deducting the debt, which was barred by the limitation, for the promissory note paid by the… Read More Samuel Pillai v. Anathan Pillai
Combe v. Combe  2 KB 215 (Consideration—PE—Restraint of Court Proceedings) FACTS: A husband, upon divorce, promised his wife certain sum a year as permanent maintenance. In reliance upon this promise, the wife forbore to apply in the Court for maintenance. The Husband failed to make the payments and Wife sued him on the promise. ISSUES:… Read More Combe v. Combe
M.C. Chacko v. State Bank of Travancore 1970 AIR 500 [Section 25(1) of Indian Contract Act, Privity Of Contract, Exceptions, Section 40] FACTS: H bank had an overdraft account with State Bank. MC Chacko was the manager of H bank and his father K had guaranteed the repayment of debt. K gifted his properties to… Read More M.C. Chacko v. State Bank of Travancore
Chappell & Co. Ltd. v. Nestle Co. Ltd.  AC 87 (Condition v. Consideration, adequacy of consideration) FACTS: C were owners of copyright of a tune called ‘Rocking Shoes’ and N were manufacturers of chocolate who were selling to the public these records in return for 1s6d and three wrappers of chocolate bars manufactured by… Read More Chappell & Co. Ltd. v. Nestle Co. Ltd.