What is the Effect of release of one joint promiser? Section 44 of Indian Contract Act 1872
44. Where two or more persons have made a joint promise, a release of one of such joint promisers by the promisee does not discharge the other joint promiser or joint promisers; neither does it free the joint promiser so released from responsibility to the other joint promiser or joint promisers.
Time and place for performance
Performance of reciprocal promises
Appropriation of payments