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03/03/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

1The Contract Act, 1872

( ACT NO. IX OF 1872 )

Chapter VI

OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF BREACH OF CONTRACT

Party rightfully rescinding contract entitled to compensation
75. A person who rightly rescinds a contract is entitled to compensation for any damage which he has sustained through the non-fulfilment of the contract.
 
 
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A, a singer, contract with B, the manager of a theatre, to sing at his theatre for two nights in every week during the next two months, and B engages to pay her 100 Taka for each night's performance. On the sixth night, A wilfully absents herself from the theatre, and B, in consequence, rescinds the contract. B is entitled to claim compensation for the damage which he has sustained through the non-fulfilment of the contract.
 
 

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    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "Bangladesh", "Taka" and "Penal Code" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan" or "East Pakistan", "Rupees" or "Rs." and "Pakistan Penal Code" respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
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