Agreement Is Restraint Of Marriage

However, in general, such a service agreement is not considered a restriction at all, as it gives the freedom to marry in the event of termination of employment. On the other hand, if the agreement between A and B and A promises not to marry before the age of 35 in return for employment under B, it would be considered a restriction on marriage and would be void. There are certain conditions that validate a restriction on trading during the sale of goods, which are: Section 26 of the Indian Contract Act is a widely held provision, with one notable exception only. It considers that no agreement concluded in whole or in part on the marriage of a minor is void. This exception exists because it is generally contrary to public policy to marry a minor and, by exercising restraint in such acts, the agreement that restricts such marriages can rather be seen as an encouragement to public order. . . .