Section 46 Indian Contract Act 1872
Section 46 of the Indian Contract Act 1872 is about Time for performance of promise, when no application is to be made and no time is specified. It is under “Time and place for performance” of CHAPTER IV of the Act. CHAPTER IV is titled OF THE PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS.
Time for performance of promise, when no application is to be made and no time is specified
Where, by the contract, a promisor is to perform his promise without application by the promisee, and no time for performance is specified, the engagement must be performed within a reasonable time.
Explanation.—The question “what is a reasonable time” is, in each particular case, a question of fact.
Section 45 Indian Contract Act 1872 (Devolution of joint rights)