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Section 26 -The Indian Contract Act, 1872

The Indian Contract Act, 1872


26. Agreement in restraint of marriage, void-


Every agreement in restraint of the marriage of any person, other than a minor, is void.




Agreement in restraint of marriage


An agreement between two co-widows that if any of them remarried, she should forfeit her right to her share in the deceased husband’s property is not in restraint of marriage; A. Suryanarayan Murthi v. P. Krishna Murthy, AIR 1957 Ori 125.



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