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Aug 28 1959 (HC)

U.P. Government Through the Collector, Cawnpore Vs. Lala Nanhoo Mal Gu ...

Court : Allahabad

Decided on : Aug-28-1959

Reported in : AIR1960All420

..... of the executive engineer dated 26-8-1944 records an acceptance of the plaintiff's aforesaid offer. the offer and acceptance of the promise would constitute an agreement under the indian contract act, and we think that the plaintiff would be entitled to damages for breach of that agreement if it could be held that the agreement was enforceable against the defendant.18 ..... the executive engineer to do so. the erroneous assumption of the parties amounted to a mutual mistake of fact and the leases were, therefore, void under section 20 of the indian contract act.9. before examining the merits of the arguments of learned junior standing counsel on this point, we would like to point out that the written statement has inaccurately used the ..... whether the agreements in the instant case were void on account of a common mistake of fact committed by the contracting parties at the time of the formation of the contract.10. at the time of the formation of the contract the subject-matter of the contract was in existence. the plots in dispute were there and the leases of the sitting tenants were to expire ..... expression 'mutual mistake'. mistakes in the formation of contracts may be of three kinds, namely, unilateral mistake, mutual mistake and common mistake. in a case of unilateral mistake only one of the contracting partiesis mistaken and the other knows of his mistake. its consequence is that the .....

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