What Are Immoral Agreements In Contracts?


The word immoral includes sexual immorality. Hence its object (or) consideration is unlawful. An agreement, whose consideration and object is immoral, is deemed to be illegal and void.

An agreement is unlawful for immorality in the following cases:

1. Where the consideration is an act of sexual immorality. (i.e.., illicit cohabitation or prostitution.

2. Where the object of the agreement is the furtherance of sexual immorality. (i.e.., lending money to a prostitute to help her in his trade).

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