Minor’s Contract under Indian Contract Act

Author: VS Warrier

Section 10 of the Indian contract act requires that the parties must be competent to contract. Competence to contract is defined in section 11. Who are competent to contract-every person is competent to contract who is of age of majority according to the law he is subject, and who is of sound mind, and who is not disqualified from contracting by any law he is subject to.


The age of majority is generally eighteen, except when a guardian of minor’s person or property has been appointed by the court, in which case it is 21 years. Continue reading “Minor’s Contract under Indian Contract Act”