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Principle: Civil Suit Can Be Filed Where the Defendant Resides Or Carries on Business Or Where the Cause of Action Arises. Facts: an Agreement is Signed and Executed in New Delhi Between - Legal Reasoning

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Principle: Civil Suit can be filed where the defendant resides or carries on business or where the cause of action arises.

Facts: An agreement is signed and executed in New Delhi between A and B for the supply of goods wherein B is to supply goods to be delivered at New Dehli to a client of A.  A carries on business at Haryana and B carries on Business in UP. The civil suit by 'B‘ for payment of consideration can be filed against 'A‘ at 

Options

  • Only at New Delhi, where the cause of action arises 

  • Only at Haryana where 'A‘ carries on business 

  • Only at UP where 'B‘ carries on business 

  • At Haryana or at New Delhi 

Solution

At Haryana or at New Delhi 

Explanation:

Civil suit can be filed either at Haryana or New Delhi. This is based on the principle that Civil Suit can be filed where the defendant resides or carries on business or where the cause of action arises. The defendant resides or does business in Haryana and the cause of action has arisen in New Delhi. Therefore, a civil suit can be filed at either of the places.

Concept: Law of Torts (Entrance Exams)
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