Section 44 Indian Contract Act 1872
Section 44 of the Indian Contract Act 1872 is about Effect of release of one joint promisor. It is under “By whom contracts must be performed” of CHAPTER IV of the Act. CHAPTER IV is titled OF THE PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS.
Effect of release of one joint promisor
Where two or more persons have made a joint promise, a release of one of such joint promisors by the promisee does not discharge the other joint promisor or joint promisors neither does it free the joint promisors so released from responsibility to the other joint promisor or joint promisors.
Section 43 Indian Contract Act 1872 (Any one of joint promisors may be compelled to perform …)