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Revisiting the Statutory Periphery of Section 56 of the Contract Act, 1872: Concept, Conundrum and Reforms
Dalia Pervin

This paper will attempt to explain and understand how frustration is dealt with in English law where it originated and then move on to our domestic law, where the cases that are typically dealt with under Section 56 of the Contract Act, 1872 mainly and in some cases under Section 32 of the Act. We will thoroughly explain the provisions of Section 56 and then attempt to differentiate between the common law doctrine and our positive law, that is Section 56. This article will focus on Section 56 only.

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