This part of the Act deals with as the name suggests Preliminary mandatory clauses that are present in every Act, the title, extent, interpretation etc. clauses.
This chapter deals with the essentials of a Contract. What are the elements necessary that when put in place will result in a legally binding contract?
This chapter deals with the legality aspect of contracts. Herein the Act lays down as to which contracts will be legal, which can be made void and thus voidable and which are completely void.
This chapter deals with as the name suggests, contingent contracts. This chapter defines as to what are ‘contingent contracts’ and their enforceability under different circumstances.
This chapter deals with the very important aspect of performance in a contract. The parties to a contract are legally bound to do a particular act. This chapter deals with as to the manner if which the act to be done has to be performed has to be done.
This chapter specifies the various liabilities and rights that are bestowed upon a person who has entered into a contract.
This chapter as the name suggests deals with the consequences that will be faced by a party to a contract when he commits breach of the contract.
Chapter VII: Sale of Goods [Repealed]
Contracts can be classified into various categories, contract of indemnity and contract of guarantee are two types of contracts. This chapter deals with the intricacies of these two types of contracts.
Along the lines of Chapter VIII of this Act, Bailment is also a special type of contract. This chapter deals with the concept of bailment, bailor and bailee in detail.
There are various instances wherein the contract is done by a person on behalf of another legal entity. This chapter particularly deals with such situations wherein a “principal” and an “agent” are involved.