X Duly Posts a Letter of Acceptance to Y. but the Letter is Lost in Transit by the Negligence of the Post Office - Legal Reasoning

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X duly posts a letter of acceptance to Y. But the letter is lost  in transit by the negligence of the Post Office

Options

  • There is no contract concluded because the acceptance has not reached the proposer

  • There is no contract concluded because the proposer had not received the letter

  • The contract is concluded because the acceptance is  complete from the date of dispatch, not withstanding  any delay or miscarriage in its arrival from causes, not  within the acceptor's control

  • None of these

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Solution

There is no contract concluded because the proposer  had not received the letter

Concept: Contract Law
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