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The Specific Relief Act, 1877

( ACT NO. I OF 1877 )

Chapter IV


Alternative prayer for rescission in suit for specific performance
37. A plaintiff instituting a suit for the specific performance of a contract in writing may pray in the alternative that, if the contract cannot be specifically enforced, it may be rescinded and delivered up to be cancelled; and the Court, if it refuses to enforce the contract specifically, may direct it to be rescinded and delivered up accordingly.

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