Author: Kanupriya Bhargava

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DOCTRINE OF NECESSITY @LEXCLIQ BY KANUPRIYA BHARGAVA

DOCTRINE OF NECESSITY The doctrine of necessity under torts has the same definition and scope as the doctrine under crime. The only difference exists in its application, i.e. under torts, the doctrine is primarily invoked by the defendant in cases of defence against the intentional torts such as conversion, trespass to chattels and to land. […]

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COVID-19 :IS ACT OF GOD? @LEXCLIQ BY KANUPRIYA BHARGAVA

COVID-19: IS ACT OF GOD? COVID-19, its outbreak has led to the coronavirus being widely reported across the world and its consequences still continue. Different countries have imposed travel bans, lockdowns and restrictions on gathering. The World Trade Organization has considered the outbreak as a pandemic. It has led to an adverse effect on the […]

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DEFAMATION @LEXCLIQ BY KANUPRIYA BHARGAVA

DEFAMATION Section 499 of the Indian Penal Code talks about the reputation of that person. The person making such imputation should have the knowledge or a reason to believe that such imputation will ruin the reputation of the person. However, there are many exceptions included in this Section. We will discuss them in the approaching topic. […]

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VOLENTI NON FIT INJURIA @LEXCLIQ BY KANUPRIYA BHARGAVA

VOLENTI NON FIT INJURIA Every person has a duty under tort law to behave with reasonable care in order to avoid any injury that may result from their failure to take such care. For example, if a person is driving his automobile, he has a responsibility to drive the car safely and within speed restrictions […]

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FORCE MAJEURE @LEXCLIQ BY KANUPRIYA BHARGAVA

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global economic ties, creating hardship for employees, customers, and enterprises. Businesses have rushed to renegotiate contracts as supply chains, manufacturing, and other economic activity have been disrupted; as a result, the term “force majeure” has become increasingly relevant in contractual contexts for businesses today, and it is unclear how this […]

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