Disobedience of Order promulgated by Public Servant during the Lockdown: Sec 188 of Indian Penal Code examined

The lockdown ordered by Government in India to arrest the rapid spread of the SAR-CoV-2 (“COVID-19”) virus is unprecedented and it throws up several questions that need answers.  While, in the larger interests, it would be desirable that Government...

Is Enforcing Force Majeure in times of Coronavirus Lockdown Justified?

The Indian Contract Act, 1972 governs legally enforceable agreements between two or more parties. In addition to required pre-requisites and enforceable conditions, the Act also contains provisions wherein a contract cannot be enforced, and provides reasonable defences to defaulting...

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