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Principle: an Agreement May Be Entered into Orally, in Writing, Or by Conduct. Facts: 'A‘ Went to the Shop of 'B‘ and Picked a Tooth Brush and Gave a Cheque of Rupees Twenty - Legal Reasoning

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Principle: An agreement may be entered into orally, in writing, or by conduct.    

Facts:  'A‘ went to the shop of 'B‘ and picked a toothbrush and gave a cheque of Rupees twenty to B and left the shop. 

Options

  • A entered into an agreement with B. 

  • A did not enter into an agreement with B. 

  • Payment of tooth brush cannot be made through a cheque. 

  • A should have carried a currency note of Rupees twenty to make the payment. 

Solution

A entered into an agreement with B. 

Explanation:

The agreement is complete as evident from the writing and conduct of A. A cheque of Rs. 20 is the written form of contract (the contract is that I am paying Rs. 20 for the toothbrush). Secondly, A’s conduct of entering the shop, picking a toothbrush, and making cheque payment shows A and B have entered into a contract.

Concept: Contract Law
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