Consists of Legal Proposition(S)/ Principle(S) (Hereinafter Referred to as 'Principle') and Facts. Such Principles May Or May Not Be True in the Real and Legal Sense, Yet - Legal Reasoning


Consists of legal proposition(s)/  principle(s) (hereinafter referred to as 'principle') and facts. Such principles may or may not be true in the real and legal sense, yet you have to conclusively assume them to be true for the purposes of this Section. In other words, in answering these questions, you must not rely on any principle except the principles that are given herein below for every question.  
Further, you must not assume any facts other than those stated in the question. The objective of this section is to test your interest in the study of law, research aptitude, and problem-solving ability, even if the 'most reasonable conclusion' arrived at may be absurd or unacceptable for any other reason. It is not the objective of this section to test your knowledge of the law.  
Therefore, to answer a question, the principle is to be applied to the given facts and to choose the most appropriate option. 

Principle: Ownership in property consists of the right to possess, the right to use, the right to alienate, and the right to exclude others. The sale is complete when the property gets transferred from the seller to the buyer on sale.

Facts: ‘A’ sold his car to ‘B’. After this, ‘B’ requested ‘A’ to keep the car in his care on behalf ‘B’ for one month. ‘A’ agreed.


  • The sale of the car is complete.

  • The sale will be automatically completed after the expiry of  one month

  • Sale of the car is not complete

  • The sale will be completed when 'B' will take the delivery of the car.  



The sale of the car is complete.


Sale of the car is complete The sale of the car was complete when 'A' sold his car to 'B' and gave 'B' the right to possess, the right to use. right to alienate and right to exclude others. When 'B' requested 'A' to keep the car in his care on behalf of 'B' for one month, the car was still under the ownership of 'A'.

Concept: Indian Contract Act (Entrance Exams)
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