Legislative and Academic Materials on Contract Law

[This page is still a work in progress]

Committee/Commission reports

  • 8th Report of the Law Commission of India on the Sale of Goods Act, 1930
  • 9th Report of the Law Commission of India on the Specific Relief Act, 1877
  • 13th report (1958) of the Law Commission of India on the Contract Act, 1872
  • 20th Report of the Law Commission of India on the law of hire-purchase
  • 97th Report of the Law Commission of India on section 28 of the Contract Act
  • 108th report (1984) of the Law Commission of India on Promissory Estoppel
  • The 2016 Report of the Expert Committee on amendments to the Specific Relief Act: available to download from here, thanks to Mr. Badrinath Srinivasan

Early scholarship / scholarship about the legislative history

Recent academic commentary

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