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Section 75 of Indian Contract Act, 1872

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Section 75 of Indian Contract Act, 1872 deals with Party rightfully rescinding contract entitled to compensation.

From the Act

A person who rightfully rescinds a contract is entitled to compensation for any damage which he has sustained through the non-fulfilment of the contract.

Illustration

A, a singer, contracts with B, the manager of a theatre, to sing at his theatre for two nights In every week during the next two months, and B engages to pay her 100 rupees for each night's performance. On the sixth night, A wilfully absents herself from the theatre, and B, in consequence, rescinds the contract. B is entitled to claim compensation for the damage which he has sustained through the non-fulfilment of the contract.

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  • Section 73: Compensation for loss or damage caused by breach of contract
  • Section 74: Compensation for breach of contract where penalty stipulated for

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