A void agreement has no legal bearing, and is
unenforceable by law. Parties to a voided agreement
have no responsibility or legal requirement to act as far
as carrying out the terms of the agreement.
There are certain things that can contribute to a
voided agreement. If a minor enters into a contract, it
is not legal and therefore it is void. You cannot force a
minor to fulfill the requirements of a contract.
Restraints of marriage contracts are also void.
These contracts put limitations on whom and when a
person can marry, according to the website
Some contracts or agreements are
enforceable only for a certain time. One party to the
agreement may be given a certain amount of time to
void the contract. When the time frame has passed
and no action taken to void the agreement, it becomes
An agreement requiring either party to do
something deemed impossible would be a void
agreement, according to the website Scribd.com.
Other void agreements are agreements
centering on restraint of trade, which restricts free
competition in a business setting or environment.
A contract prohibiting someone from
enforcing their rights, outlined in the contract, in a
court of law is void. This is a restraint on legal
proceedings, according to the website Law.justia.com
•Agreements in restraint of trade
•Agreements in restraint of marriage
•Agreements in restraint of legal proceedings
•Curtailing the period of limitation.
•Agreement contingent on impossible events
•Agreements to do impossible acts.
•Where no time is specified and no application
is to be made- (Sec. 46)
‘Where, by the contract, a promisor is to
perform his promise without application by
the promisee, and no tome for performance is
specified, the engagement must be performed
within reasonable time.’
Time and place of performance
Agreement in restraint of marriage
Agreement in restraint of marriage of any
person, other than a minor, is void.
Agreement in restraint of trade
Any agreement whereby anyone is restrained
from carrying on a lawful trade, profession
or business of any kind is to that extent void.
To carry on any lawful trade or profession is a
fundamental right guaranteed by the
Constitution of India and it cannot be taken
away by making an agreement.
Agreement in restraint of legal proceedings.
An agreement whereby anyone is restrained
absolutely from exercising his lawful rights
by resorting to courts or tribunals is to that
Ambiguous/ Uncertain agreements
Agreements the meaning of which is not
certain or capable of being made certain are
Agreements by way of wager are void and no
suit shall be brought for anything alleged to
be won on any wager.