Section 50 - Performance in manner or at time prescribed or
sanctioned by promisee : Indian Contract Act
What is Performance in manner or at time prescribed or sanctioned by
promisee? Section 50 of Indian Contract Act
Section 50 of Indian Contract Act 1872 : "Performance in manner
or at time prescribed or sanctioned by promisee"
50. The performance of any promise may be made in any manner,
or at any time which the promisee prescribes or sanctions.
(a) B owes A 2,000 rupees. A desires B to pay the amount to A's
account with C, a banker. B, who also banks with C, orders the
amount to be transferred from his account to A's credit, and
this is done by C. Afterwards, and before A knows of the
transfer, C fails. There has been a good payment by B.
(b) A and B are mutually indebted. A and B settle an account
by setting off one item against another, and B pays A the
balance found to be due from him upon such settlement. This
amounts to a payment by A and B, respectively, of the sums which
they owed to each other.
(c) A owes B 2,000 rupees. B accepts some of A's goods in
deduction of the debt. The delivery of the goods operates as a
(d) A desires B, who owes him Rs. 100, to send him a note for
Rs. 100 by post. The debt is discharged as soon as B puts into
the post a letter containing the note duly addressed to A.