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Principle: a Condition Must Be Complied with After the Happening of the Event to Which Such a Condition is Attached. Facts: A Promises to Pay Rs. 5,000 - Legal Reasoning

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Principle: A condition must be complied with after the happening of the event to which such a condition is attached.

Facts:  A promises to pay Rs. 5,000 to B on the condition that he shall marry with the consent of C, D, and E. B marries without the consent of C, D, and E, but obtains their consent after the marriage. 

Options

  • B has fulfilled the condition 

  • B has not fulfilled the condition 

  • The condition is illegal 

  • B must divorce his wife 

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Solution

B has fulfilled the condition

Explanation:

B has fulfilled the condition. The condition as understood in the principle is that the condition must be complied with after the happening of the event. The condition is that B will marry with the consent of C, D, and E. B has taken their consent after the marriage, that is, after the happening of the event. 

Concept: Contract Law
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