Example: A, a father of one daughter promised to give a certain amount of money to B, a father of a minor boy and B agreed to marry his minor son with the daughter of A. Here, the agreement is non-conclusive, since it is contrary to public order. However, if a compromise agreement is reached before a complaint is filed, it would not mean stifling prosecutions, even if they are implemented after a complaint is filed, which is then withdrawn. If a contract is considered to be contrary to public policy, the contract is unenforceable. General principles are used to determine whether a contract is contrary to public policy, which is why many people find this problem very complex. When public policy issues arise, the courts must be very careful in their decisions. Which contracts are considered to be contrary to public policy? They should look at the general principles rather than looking at the individual terms of a contract.3 min. Agreements that restrict the personal freedom of the parties are not considered to be contrary to public policy. However, some general agreements could be considered contrary to public order, for example: another example of an agreement contrary to public order would be an agreement to obtain a government job or a government title with corrupt means. Such a treaty would not be applicable. Such a contract is considered contrary to public order, because if it were allowed, it would increase corruption and render inefficient and unreliable public services.
Figure 1: A person `A` is convicted of murder. His friend “P” goes to court to reach an agreement to give order in favor of “A”. The same agreement is non-concluding. Example: a paid B, a civil servant a certain amount of money that encourages him to withdraw from the service, thus paving the way for the appointment of A in his place. The agreement was rescinded. Privy counsel in the case of Raja Venkata Subhadrayamma Guru v. Sree Pusapathi Venkapathi Raju[vi], said that the court cannot refuse to force such arrangements if the court sees that it is not made with a bonafide or reward object seems to be the subject of blackmail and maintained that Champerty and maintenance are not illegal in India. In India, in summary, the rule is that any partial or total withholding of marriage is absolutely non-aeig, with the exception, of course, of limiting the marriage of a minor. Agreements on the use of the influence of corruption in obtaining government jobs, titles or honours are illegal and therefore unenforceable.