Doctrine of Privity of Contract and Its Exceptions

10 Pages Posted: 16 Dec 2012

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Neetij Rai

Kathmandu School of Law (KSL)

Date Written: December 15, 2012


Creating contract means creating rights and obligations for the parties in case any of the contracting parties fails to perform the contract the other party is entitled to the rights for the legal remedy. The law of contract has been an important aspect in our daily life. It has been directed by certain rules and doctrine of privity is also an important rule of it. This particular rule has been established since a long time but is not free from exception. This paper thus aims to study the doctrine of privity of contract and some exceptions attached to it. Moreover the paper also analyses the Nepalese context in that regard.

Keywords: privity of contract, exceptions, Nepalese context

Suggested Citation

Rai, Neetij, Doctrine of Privity of Contract and Its Exceptions (December 15, 2012). Available at SSRN: or

Neetij Rai (Contact Author)

Kathmandu School of Law (KSL) ( email )

Dadhikot-9, Bhaktapur
Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur 6618

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