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Section 14 Specific Relief Act 1963: Contracts not specifically enforceable

Section 14 (Contracts not specifically enforceable) under Chapter II "Contracts which cannot be Specifically Enforced" of Part II (Specific Relief) of the Specific Relief Act, 1963

❝The following contracts cannot be specifically enforced, namely:—

 (a) where a party to the contract has obtained substituted performance of contract in accordance with the provisions of section 20;

 (b) a contract, the performance of which involves the performance of a continuous duty which the court cannot supervise;

 (c) a contract which is so dependent on the personal qualifications of the parties that the court cannot enforce specific performance of its material terms; and

(d) a contract which is in its nature determinable.❞




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Notes:

The Specific Relief Act, 1963 was amended by from time to time by:
- the Repealing and Amending Act, 1964 (Act No. 52 of 1964);
- the Repealing and Amending Act, 1974 (Act No. 56 of 1974);
- the Specific Relief (Amendment) Act, 2018 (Act No. 18 of 2018).

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