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anil reddy s

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Arnab Banerjee

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Ambrose Leo

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Bangalore , Karnataka

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  • Government Contracts
I have 45 years studies & 48 years total experience including 10 years in private sector 8 years Govt. of Karnataka, 30 years in Govt. of Maharashtra. 8 years as independent Advocate High court Bangalore, Mumbai & Nagpur in All Labour & Employment and Service Matters,,Family Court, NI, Prop .Ar. C View Full Profile
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Vedant Lakhotia

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Kolkata , West Bengal

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I have a positive attitude towards handling the case and give a very patient hearing to the clients problems. The solution provided by me is after considering the problem of the client to be mine own. Advice in the nature of hardcore professional is only given. View Full Profile
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Nilanjan Chatterjee

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Howrah , West Bengal

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Experience in Handling Property Matters including Filing of Cases, Advice and Consultations,Registration of Documents and Drafting of Deeds,Also having expertise in Criminal Bail matters and Domestic Violence also matters of Divorce ,Separation and Maintenance Also Expertise in Motor Accident Claims View Full Profile
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Mohd Imran

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Faridabad , Haryana

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  • Government Contracts
Hi everybody, I have passed my BA.LLB drgree in 2015 with distinction from MDU Rohtak and got enrolled with the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana. Thereafter i joined practice as an advocate and also did my LLM through evening classes from MDU Rohtak. I believe in honesty and hard work View Full Profile
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VIMAL K MISHRA

Advocate High Court
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Allahabad , Uttar Pradesh

Specialization

  • Civil
  • Contracts And Agreements
  • Employment And Labour
  • Industrial Laws
  • Government Contracts
Vimal Kumar Mishra have substantial work experience with DRT, DART, CAT and matters related to Corporate laws, Consumer, Loan securities and mortgage creation, Constitutional, MRTP, Rent, Property, GST, Income Tax, Co-operative Societies, Labour laws, Trademark, Patent & Copyright. View Full Profile
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Shailesh Kumar

Advocate
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Ranchi , Jharkhand

Specialization

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  • Animal Laws
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I am a highly educated in different fields and experienced advocate providing online and offline Legal Consultancy/Support/Services to my national and international client on almost all aspects of law. View Full Profile
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Prithvi Raj sikka

Managing Partner
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South Delhi , Delhi

Specialization

  • Commercial
  • Bankruptcy And Debt
  • Debt And Lending Agreement
  • Intellectual Property, Copyright, Patent, Trademark
  • Government Contracts
Litigation civil, IPR, Employment Laws, Company & Consumer. View Full Profile
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Adv Shuchei Agarwal

Advocate
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Gautam Buddha Nagar , Uttar Pradesh

Specialization

  • Family
  • Domestic Violence
  • Adoption
  • Advertising
  • Government Contracts
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About the Government Contract


The Government has never been considered as an ‘honest man’. In England, this principle was duly accepted and it was observed that for the protection of the rule of law, the Crown must be subjected to reasonable amounts of legal liabilities.

Contractual liability of the Union of India and States is perceived by the Constitution itself. Article 298 explicitly gives that the executive power of the Union and of each State should reach out to the carrying on of any exchange or business and the obtaining, holding and transfer of property and the making of agreements for any reason.

There are no special laws for governing Government contracts.

What are the applicable laws to Government Contract?


Indian Contract Act, 1872
Since, there are no direct laws, and Government Contract being contractual relationships are governed by the said act. As per the said act, an agreement which is enforceable in law is a contract.

The General Clauses Act, 1897
The said act applies to documents which means to include any matter written, expressed or described upon any substance by means of letters, figures or marks, or by more than one of those means which is intended to be used, or which may be used, for the purpose or recording that matter.

Some important facts and cases under Government Contract law


In the case of State of Bihar v Majeed[5], the Hon'ble Supreme court held that;

"It may be noted that like other contracts, a Government Contract is also governed by the Indian Contract Act, yet it is distinct a thing apart. In addition to the requirements of the Indian Contract Act such as offer, acceptance and consideration, a Government Contract has to comply with the provisions of Article 299. Thus, subject to the formalities prescribed by Article 299 the contractual liability of the Central or State Government is same as that of any individual under the ordinary law of contract."

Supreme Court in the case of State of Bihar v. Majeed observed that a Government Contract is essentially like other Contracts hence it does come under the purview of the Indian Contract Act. However, in addition to having said that, it was also duly noted that a Government Contract is of a special nature hence it has to take into considerations not only the provisions of the Indian Contract Act but also the Constitution of India through Article 299.

It was held by the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the case of K.P.Chowdhary v State of Madhya Pradesh that, "In view of the provisions of Article 299(1) there is no scope for any implied contract. Thus, no contract can be implied under this Article.if the contract between the Government and a person is not incompliance with Article 299(1), it would be no contract at all and would not be enforceable as a contract either by the Government or by the person."

Another distinct feature about Government Contracts is the non-recognition of implied Contracts. Supreme Court in the case of K.P. Chowdhary v. State of Madhva Pradesh observed that implied Contracts enjoy no place under Article 299(1). Hence, no contract between the Government and a person would be in compliance as per the provisions of Article 299 if the concerned contract would be an implied contract, and an implied Government contract wouldn’t be a valid contract hence would not enjoy legal enforceability.

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