IEA, 1872 : Doctrine of Res-Gestae

Author : Alan John Abraham

Res Gestae is a Latin word meaning “action complete”. Res Gestae is used to refer to an event statement proving that an event occurred because it was spoken when it was observed.


Author : Nengchonghoi Bora

The Transfer of Property Act, 1882 governs the definition and elements of what constitutes a mortgage- also known as ‘liens against property’ or ‘claims on property’- in the eyes of the law. As a debt instrument, it is a means to raise capital for a specific immovable property by way of acquiring a loan, an existing or future debt or for the performance of an engagement which could potentially lead to monetary liability.

Mohori Bibee Case and the Tryst of Minors with the Contract Law

Author: Shouraseni Chakraborty

Mohori Bibee v. Dharmodas Ghose (1903 SCC OnLine PC 4. ) (Mohori Bibee) was a Privy Council judgement pronounced at the dawn of the twentieth century which aptly dealt with the ambit of minor’s agreement. The court interpreted the relevant provisions pertaining to the Indian Contract Act, 1872 (The Act) in considering the validity of an agreement with a minor. This case in many ways put an end to a dilemma which was initiated in the English judicial system before the passage of the Infants Relief Act, 1874 regarding the legal implications of contracts with minors.