The Question Consists of Legal Propositions/Principles (Hereinafter Referred to as 'Principle') and Facts. These Principles Have to Be Applied to the Given Facts to Arrive - Legal Reasoning

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The question consists of legal propositions/principles (hereinafter referred to as 'principle') and facts. These principles have to be applied to the given facts to arrive at the most reasonable conclusion. Such principles may or may not be true in the real sense, yet you have to conclusively assume them to be true. In other words, in answering the following question, you must not rely on any principles except the principle that is given hereinbelow for the 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.

Principle: In an agreement, a condition subsequent must be complied with, to claim the benefit of that agreement.

Facts: A agrees to transfer a farm to B, provided that, if B does not go to England within three years after the date of the agreement, his interest in the farm shall cease. B does not go to England within the term prescribed.

Options

  • B's interest in the farm continue

  • B's interest in the farm does not continue

  • B has a fundamental right to go to England or not to go  to England and hence the condition was illegal

  • The agreement between A and B was void

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Solution

B's interest in the farm does not continue

Explanation:

B's interest in the farm does not continue stands and 'B' interest in the farm do not continue as 'A' agreed to transfer the farm to B on the condition that 'B' will be got to England within 3 years agreement and 'B' failed to visit England within, 3 years of agreement hence his interact in the farm ceased. The decision is supported by the guiding principle which says. In an agreement as a condition, subsequent must be complied with to claim the benefit of that agreement.

Concept: Contract Law
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