Sample Resume On The Postal Rule

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This Project has been submitted by
Mr. ANANT KUMAR DWIVEDI
ID No: 214096
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On CONTRACTS-I
During the (Monsoon Semester) 2014
The Postal Rule

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INTRODUCTION
The topic of my project is with reference to contracts made in respect to the postal rule. As the facts are, the two parties mentioned have used post as means of communication of offer and acceptance. However, the means of revoking the acceptance used is an instantaneous mode of communication. I have applied the postal rule and various case laws which were relevant to the facts of this case to reach the conclusion. The question of discussion in this case is the postal rule & instantaneous communication.

FACTS
In the present case, A sends by post an offer to B. Then onwards B sends his acceptance regarding the respective offer by post to A. Just before the acceptance reaches A, B revokes his acceptance by giving him a call. A files a case against B against the revocation of offer and in favour of validating the contract.

ISSUES
Whether the communication of acceptance of contract was valid according to the Indian Contract Act 1872 and binding upon B?

Was the revocation that was made through instantaneous mode of communication, i.e. telephone, made by B a valid revocation under The Indian Contract Act 1872?

ISSUE 1:
Whether the communication of acceptance of contract was valid according to the Indian…

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