Advocate at Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa, India.
Ever since the world is gripped in the clutches of the Covid-19 Pandemic, there have been global and local consequences. Countries all over the world had to come to terms with new challenges in their day transactions at all levels. Commerce, Trade, and Industry too did not remain absolved from its effects. Businesses all of a sudden came to a standstill with the pan country directives of absolute restriction in movement of the people, except the essential services professionals and they too had a very restrictive movement and precautions. Many business transactions came to an abrupt stand-still due to the absence of manpower. They were unable to carry out their part of the transaction due, thereby invoking frustration of the contract entered into. It is in this back-drop one has to consider how within how long a time was one allowed to perform their end of the contract.
International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 6, Page 169 - 190DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112217
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