Invitation to offerOffer,According to Indian contract act 1872 defines
in sec-2 (a)
“When a person signifies to another his willingness to do or abstain from doing
anything, with a view to obtaining the assent of that other to such act or abstinence, he
is said to make a proposal”.
According to Waddams -
Manifestations of a willingness to be bound by contract
.According to Fridman-
“Signification by one person to another person of his
willingness to enter into a contract
with him on certain terms”.
According to Treitel-
Expression of willingness to contract on certain terms with the intention that it shall becomebinding as soon as it is accepted by the person to whom it is
CONTRACTS: a promise on one side exchanged for an act or aforbearance on the other side (e.g. a promise to pay commission to an estate agent if he
finds a buyer for the seller‟s house); only one party, the promisor, is bound to do
CONTRACTS: A promise or set of promises, on one side is exchangedfor a promise or a set of promises on the other side (e.g. contracts of sale); both partiesare equally bound to the performance of their promises.Offers can be of two types:-Specific
made to one person or group of people. Then only that particular person orgroup of people can accept.