If two constructions are possible, one which would make all the provisions of the contract valid and the other which would make some or all the provisions of the deed void, then the former construction has to be preferred.

  • Delhi Development Authority and Ors. vs. Nehru Place Hotels Ltd. and Ors., AIR 1984 Delhi 61
  • M.O.H. Uduman and Ors. v. M.O.H. Aslum, AIR 1991 SC 1020