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QUASI-CONTRACT
BY- PAWEL GAUTAM
 Quasi contact is a binding obligation that is
imposed by the courts to avoid injustice or
unjust enrichment
 An implied-in-law contract imposed by the courts
to prevent injustice
 A special form of contract that lacks mutual ass...
 A party has been enriched by some
benefit
 The enrichment is at the expense of
other.
 The retention of the enrichment...
1. Supply of necessaries to person
Incapable of contracting. (sec. 68)
2. Payment by interested person.(sec. 69)
3. Obliga...
Any person supplying necessaries of life to
person who are incompetent to enter into
contract is entitled to claim the pri...
The following points must be considered-
(i) The things supplied must come within the category
of necessaries.
(ii) Necess...
“A person who is interested in the payment of money
which another is bound by law to pay, is entitled to be
reimbursed by ...
 In this case B purchases A`s agricultural
land. On that land cess is in arrears for a
longer period which are actually t...
 Plaintiff should be interested in making
payment to protect his interest. The interest
should be legally recognizable.
...
 When one party Conducts an activity
and its benefit is attained by another
party, then also Court can create a
quasi Con...
 In this case A is resident of a Village. The
local government conducts repairs to the
tank situated at A`s village. As a...
 A person, who finds goods belonging to some
another and takes them into his custody, is
subject to the same responsibili...
 In this case B finds a diamond at A`s shop
and hands it over to A, requesting A to send
the diamond to true owner. True ...
 He can sue the owner for the specific reward
announced for the return of goods and recover the
reward.
 He is entitled ...
 A person to whom money has been
paid or anything delivered by mistake
or under coercion must repay or return
it.
 In this case Mr. A pays Sales tax by
mistake though he is need to pay. Here
Court creates a quasi Contract and
capacitat...
Introduction Of Quasi Contract , Meaning Of Quasi Contract ,Principle Of Quasi Contact ,  Kinds of Quasi Contract With Exa...
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  1. 1. QUASI-CONTRACT BY- PAWEL GAUTAM
  2. 2.  Quasi contact is a binding obligation that is imposed by the courts to avoid injustice or unjust enrichment
  3. 3.  An implied-in-law contract imposed by the courts to prevent injustice  A special form of contract that lacks mutual assent of the parties but which imposed on the parties by the courts to avoid injustice  A situation in which there is an obligation as if there was a contract although the technical requirements of a contract have not been fulfilled. It is also called as implied-in-law contract
  4. 4.  A party has been enriched by some benefit  The enrichment is at the expense of other.  The retention of the enrichment is unjust.
  5. 5. 1. Supply of necessaries to person Incapable of contracting. (sec. 68) 2. Payment by interested person.(sec. 69) 3. Obligation to pay for non-gratuitous acts (sec. 70) 4. Responsibility of finder of goods (sec. 71) 5. When money is paid or things delivered by mistake or under coercion (sec. 72)
  6. 6. Any person supplying necessaries of life to person who are incompetent to enter into contract is entitled to claim the price from the other person’s property. Similarly where money is paid to such person for the purchase of necessaries , reimbursement can be claimed
  7. 7. The following points must be considered- (i) The things supplied must come within the category of necessaries. (ii) Necessaries should be supplied only to such person to whom he is legally bound to support e.g. wife, children (iii) He is liable to pay only a reasonable price, not the price which he has agreed to pay
  8. 8. “A person who is interested in the payment of money which another is bound by law to pay, is entitled to be reimbursed by the other.”
  9. 9.  In this case B purchases A`s agricultural land. On that land cess is in arrears for a longer period which are actually to be cleared by A, But B pays that amount. Here Court creates a quasi contract between them under.  Section 69 and thus capacitates B to recover that amount from A.
  10. 10.  Plaintiff should be interested in making payment to protect his interest. The interest should be legally recognizable.  It is necessary that the plaintiff himself should not be bound to pay.  The defendant should have been ‘bound by law’ to pay the money.  The plaintiff should have made the payment to another person.
  11. 11.  When one party Conducts an activity and its benefit is attained by another party, then also Court can create a quasi Contract.
  12. 12.  In this case A is resident of a Village. The local government conducts repairs to the tank situated at A`s village. As a result A gets benefited because the surrounding lands belong to A. Here Court creates a Quasi Contract and decides that A has to bear cost of repairs
  13. 13.  A person, who finds goods belonging to some another and takes them into his custody, is subject to the same responsibility as a bailee.  Thus in respect of duties and liabilities, a finder is treated at par with bailee. The finder’s position is therefore considered along with bailment. 
  14. 14.  In this case B finds a diamond at A`s shop and hands it over to A, requesting A to send the diamond to true owner. True owner is not found. When true owner is not found. Finder gets the title. No one can claim share in it. Here court creates a bailment contract between B and A and thus capacitates B to get diamond back.
  15. 15.  He can sue the owner for the specific reward announced for the return of goods and recover the reward.  He is entitled to recover his lawful charges incurred in preserving the goods and in order to find the true owner.  He can sell the goods if  The goods are perishable in nature  His lawful charges exceed two third of the value of goods.  When after due search, the true owner can not be found.
  16. 16.  A person to whom money has been paid or anything delivered by mistake or under coercion must repay or return it.
  17. 17.  In this case Mr. A pays Sales tax by mistake though he is need to pay. Here Court creates a quasi Contract and capacitates A to recover that amount

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