Basic Principles of Contract | Contract Law

M/s Motilal Padampat Sugar Mills v. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors.

M/s Motilal Padampat Sugar Mills v. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors. 1979 SCR (2) 641 (Promissory Estoppel) FACTS: Government of UP announced to give tax exemption from sales tax for three years to all new industrial units of the state. Based on this, plaintiff sought confirmation from Director of Industries who reiterated the decision…

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Combe v. Combe

Combe v. Combe [1951] 2 KB 215 (Consideration—PE—Restraint of Court Proceedings) FACTS: A husband, upon divorce, promised his wife certain sum a year as permanent maintenance. In reliance upon this promise, the wife forbore to apply in the Court for maintenance. The Husband failed to make the payments and Wife sued him on the promise. ISSUES:…