A supplies to B- A lunatic with necessaries suitable to his condition in life. Can A recover the value of necessaries from B?
1. A cannot recover as B is not competent to make a contract.
2. A cannot recover as no legal action lies against B.
3. A can recover by making B’s property liable.
Q. Which of the above is/are the valid reason(s)?
  • a)
    l only
  • b)
    l and 2
  • c)
    2 and 3
  • d)
    3 only
Correct answer is option 'D'. Can you explain this answer?

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The Indian Contract Act 1872 Section 68
Claim for Necessaries supplied to person incapable of contracting

The person who has furnished such supplies is entitled to be reimbursed from the property of such incapable person.

Apply this law to the given question.

For more clarification check Section 68 of The Indian Contract Act.

The Indian Contract Act 1872 Section 68Claim for Necessaries supplied to person incapable of contractingThe person who has furnished such supplies is entitled to be reimbursed from the property of such incapable person.Apply this law to the given question.For more clarification check Section 68 of The Indian Contract Act.
The Indian Contract Act 1872 Section 68Claim for Necessaries supplied to person incapable of contractingThe person who has furnished such supplies is entitled to be reimbursed from the property of such incapable person.Apply this law to the given question.For more clarification check Section 68 of The Indian Contract Act.