Under what circumstances sue for cancellation of documents may be file?

The term cancellation of  instrument refers to a remedy that allows a party to a contract or agreement to seek a court order to declare  the contract or instrument null and void. This remedy is available when the terms of the contract are unfair, fraudulent, or improperly executed. The process of cancellation involves asking the court to declares the instrument, such as contract, deed, or other written document, as invalid and unenforceable. This often sought when the instrument was obtained through duress, coercion, fraud, mistake, or misrepresentation, making it unjust to enforce.


This FAQ is prepared by Sadia Saman Advocate