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Law of Specific Relief

Law of Specific Relief

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Description
The Commentary contains an exhaustive analysis and a critical assessment of the legal development pertaining to each section of the Act. Views propounded are supported by citations. Remarkable deftness and clarity of vision in handling the case-law material.
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Contents
Part I - Preliminary

1.    Short title, extent and commencement
2.    Definitions
3.    Savings
4.    Specific relief to be granted only for enforcing individual civil rights and not
       for enforcing penal laws
Part II - Specific Relief
Chapter I -  Recovering Possession of Property
5.    Recovery of specific immovable property
6.    Suit by person dispossessed of immovable property
7.    Recovery of specific movable property
8.    Liability of person in possession, not as owner, to deliver to persons entitled
       to immediate possession
Chapter II - Specific Performanace of Contracts
9.    Defences respecting suits for relief based on contract
Contracts which cannot be specifically enforced
10.  Cases in which specific performance of  contract enforceable
11.  Cases in which specific performance of contracts connected with trusts
       enforceable
12.  Specific performance of part of contract
13.  Rights of purchaser or lessee against person with no title or imperfect title       
Contracts which cannot be specifically enforced
14.  Contracts not specifically enforceable
Persons for or against whom contracts may be specifically enforced
15.  Who may obtain specific performance
16.  Personal bars to relief
17.  Contract to sell or let property by one who has no title, not specifically
       enforceable
18.  Non-enforcement except with variation
19.  Relief against parties and persons claiming under them by subsequent title
Discretion and Powers of Court
20.  Discretion as to decreeing specific performance
21.  Power to award compensation in certain cases
22.  Power to grant relief for possession, partition, refund of earnest money, etc
23.  Liquidation of damages not a bar to specific performance
24.  Bar of suit for compensation for -breach after dismissal of suit for specific performance
Enforcement of awards and directions to execute settlements
25.  Application of preceding sections, to certain awards and testamentary
       directions to execute settlements
Chapter III - Rectification of Instruments
26.  When instrument may be rectified
Chapter IV - Rescission of Contracts
27.  When rescission may be adjudged or refused
28.  Rescission in certain circumstances of contracts for the sale or lease of
       immovable property, the specific performance of which has been decreed
29.  Alternative prayer for rescission in suit for specific performance
30.  Court may require parties rescinding to do equity
Chapter V - Cancellation Of Instruments
31.  When cancellation maybe ordered
32.  What instruments may be partially cancelled
33.  Power to require benefit to be restored or compensation to be made when
       instrument is cancelled or is successfully resisted as being void or voidable
Chapter VI - Declaratory Decrees
34.  Discretion of Court as to declaration of status or rights
35.  Effect of declaration
Part III -  Preventive Relief
Chapter VII - Injunctions Generally
36.  Preventive relief how granted
37.  Temporary and perpetual injunctions
Chapter VIII - Perpetual Injunctions
38.  Perpetual injunction when granted
39.  Mandatory injunctions
40.  Damages in lieu of, or in addition to, injunction
41.  Injunction when refused
42.  Injunction to perform negative agreement
43.  Amendment of Act 10 of 1940
44.  Repeal
Appendices
I - The Specific Relief Act, 1877 and Report of the Law Commission
II - The Limitation Act, 1963
III - Forms of Pleadings & Decrees
       (A) Plaints
       (B) Written Statements
       (C) Decrees
Subject Index
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