The difference between maintenance agreements and champerty chords lies in their purpose. The purpose of the maintenance contract is to encourage or fuel litigation, whereas in the Champerty agreement, this shares the proceeds of the dispute. E. No interference with the other parent`s schedule without the consent of that parent. None of the parents plan activities for the children during the other parent`s planned parental leave without the other parent`s prior consent. It is an agreement in which one or the other party or a third party receives a certain amount of money in return for the marriage. Such agreements, which oppose public order, have no effect. Similarly, an agreement to pay money to the parent/caregiver of a minor, taking into account his or her assumption of giving to minors in marriage, is not entitled, as it is contrary to public policy. Section 26 of the Indian Contract Act is a widespread provision, with only one significant exception.
It does not extinguish a partial or absolute agreement on the marriage of a minor. This exception, unlike public policy in general, is to marry a minor and, by the reluctance to commit such acts, the agreement that limits such marriages can instead be characterized as a more important public order. Example: A and B were rival traders in a locality of Calcutta. B agreed to pay A, a sum if he closed his store there. To do so, but B refused to pay him the money. The agreement was not reached, so the money could not be recovered. In the case of Veerayya v. Sobhanandri[vii], a person reached an agreement to withdraw the charge of S.
420 from the Indian Penal Code in 1860 against the accused. As the offence has been aggravated, the Tribunal`s agreement is necessary and the agreement has therefore been annulled. In the case of Ouseph Poulo/Catholic Union Bank Ltd. [viii], two parties reached an agreement to terminate the criminal proceedings under some consideration and it was determined that such transactions were contrary to public policy.