UPHJS2018-2
Pre. Exam

5. The doctrine of estoppel means:
(A) not to make statement in consonance to the earlier statement
(B) restriction to make statement contrary to the earlier statement/admission
(C) res judicata
(D) vague statem

Answer and Notes Answer is B



UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

80. The doctrine of estoppel means --
(a) not to make statement in consonance to the earlier statement
(b) restriction to make statement contrary to the earlier statement/ admission
(c) res judicata
(d) vague statement

Answer and Notes Answer is B


Explanation: Section 115 of Indian Evidence Act incorporates the legislative manifestation of doctrine of estoppel. It lays down that when a person has by his declaration, act or omission, intentionally caused or permitted another person to believe a thing to be true and to act upon such belief, neither he nor his representative, shall be allowed in any suit or proceeding between himself and such person or his representative, to deny the truth of that thing.