• Cancellation of gift deed after after execution of sale agreement

Sir,
mother executed regd gift deed in favour of her daughter unconditionally. agter 2 years daughter executed sale agreement to thitd party and mother stood as witness to the sale agreement . subsequently daughter not willing to execute sale deed  and filed compliant before legal service authority and return the money . the agreement holder ready with balance money and deposited money im her bank account and filed receipt before the dlsa and issued notice and filed suit. after issuing the notice the earlier regd gift deed is cancelled with the consent of her daughter.

pleease suggest legal position as iam agreement holder
Asked 1 year ago in Property Law from Warangal, Telangana
Religion: Hindu
The purchaser has full rights to enforce the sale agreement if it was registered. The revocation of gift deed by mother is invalid in law. Especially this appears to be a criminally motivated high handed fraudulent activity by both mother and daughter. 
A suit for specific performance of contract will be the remedy to the purchaser.  However the agreement should not has been barred by limitation.
T Kalaiselvan
Advocate, Vellore
14006 Answers
127 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0
No, earlier gift deed can not be cancelled anymore.
Since the buyer has filed a suit, most likely, a suit for specific performance of contract he will have to wait till outcome of the suit. Ask him to amend the prayer in the same suit to include a prayer for declaration that the deed of cancellation is not valid.
Devajyoti Barman
Advocate, Kolkata
5196 Answers
54 Consultations
4.9 on 5.0
If she is ready to return the money then it is now buyer's choice whether to accept it or to proceed with the suit.
Devajyoti Barman
Advocate, Kolkata
5196 Answers
54 Consultations
4.9 on 5.0
1. No this illegal . The mother-daughter duo seems to have connived to defeat the rights of the buyer. The gift deed could not be cancelled after its execution. 

2. The buyer can file a case in the local court against the daughter seeking that she be directed to execute the sale deed in her favour. 
Ashish Davessar
Advocate, Jaipur
18102 Answers
448 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0
1) what are the terms of agreement for sale? 

2) was time the essence of contract?

3) did you accept refund of advance payment ? 

4) did you file suit for specific performance ?

5) you will have to challenge the cancellation of gift deed as third party rights had been created by the donee ie the daughter . 
Ajay Sethi
Advocate, Mumbai
23211 Answers
1218 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0
1)if daughter is willing to return the advance amount accept the offer and file consent terms in court 

2) litigation is long drawn process and it may take some years for suit to be finally decided . 

3) in addition you would be  spending lot of money on ligation costs
Ajay Sethi
Advocate, Mumbai
23211 Answers
1218 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0

Ask a Lawyer

Get legal answers from top-rated lawyers in 1 hour. It's quick, easy, and anonymous!
Ask a Lawyer

Property Lawyers

T Kalaiselvan
Advocate, Vellore
14006 Answers
127 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0
Ajay Sethi
Advocate, Mumbai
23211 Answers
1218 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0
Ashish Davessar
Advocate, Jaipur
18102 Answers
448 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0
Krishna Kishore Ganguly
Advocate, Kolkata
12104 Answers
230 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0
Devajyoti Barman
Advocate, Kolkata
5196 Answers
54 Consultations
4.9 on 5.0
Rajgopalan Sripathi
Advocate, Hyderabad
868 Answers
43 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0
Atulay Nehra
Advocate, Noida
434 Answers
15 Consultations
4.7 on 5.0
Shivendra Pratap Singh
Advocate, Lucknow
2737 Answers
41 Consultations
4.9 on 5.0
Ajay N S
Advocate, Ernakulam
1915 Answers
19 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0
S J Mathew
Advocate, Mumbai
1950 Answers
65 Consultations
5.0 on 5.0