- Parties to a contract may or may not be related to each other.
- Giving a threat of an offence or committing an offence obtains consent.
- It involves physical pressure.
- It can be exercised even by a stranger to the contract.
- The aggrieved party has to restore the benefit.
- Coercion has to be proved by the party alleging it; in no case it is presumed by the law.
- The party committing the crime may be punishable under P.P.C
- Parties to a contract are related to each other under some sort of relationship.
- Consent is obtained by dominating the will.
- It involves moral pressure.
- It can be exercised only by a party to a contract and not by a stranger.
- The party avoiding the contract may or may not return the benefit.
- The law under certain circumstances may presume it. The party against whom such presumption lies must disprove it.
- It doesn’t involve any criminal liability.