Void Contract

Definition: Void Contract, as the name suggests is a contract which fails to be enforceable by the court of law, is said to be a void contract, at the time when it discontinues enforceability. Hence we can say that any contract, which cannot be legally enforceable or which does not have any legal effect is…

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Agreement

Definition: In legal parlance, the word ‘agreement’ is used to mean a promise/commitment or a series of reciprocal promises which constitutes consideration for the parties to contract. In an agreement, one person offers or proposes something to another person, who in turn accepts the same. In other words, offer plus acceptance amounts to the agreement,…

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Promissory Note

Definition: A Promissory Note, as the name itself gives a brief description, is a legal financial instrument issued by one party, promising to pay the debt owed to another party. It is a written negotiable instrument duly signed by the maker that contains an unconditional promise to pay the stated sum of money to a…

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Bill of Exchange

Definition: Bill of Exchange, can be understood as a written negotiable instrument, that carries an unconditional order to pay a specified sum of money to a designated person or the holder of the instrument, as directed in the instrument by the maker. The bill of exchange is either payable on demand, or after a specified…

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Contract

Definition: The term contract is defined as an agreement between two or more parties which has a binding nature, in essence, the agreement with legal enforceability is said to be a contract. It creates and defines the duties and obligations of the parties involved. Process of Contract First and foremost, an offer is made by…

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Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Definition: The Memorandum of Understanding or MoU is the performance agreement between two or more parties wherein they agree on the common lines of action. Generally, the parties opt for a memorandum of understanding when they don’t want the agreement to be legally enforceable and just want written proof of their oral commitments to each…

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