A partner has a right to seek for the dissolution of a partnership. Explain the circumstances under which the court will generally order the dissolution of a partnership

  • Under section 39 of the Partnership Act, a court may order the dissolution of a partnership on the following grounds:
  • If a partner has become a lunatic or is permanently of unsound mind
  • If a partner is continuously guilty of willful breach of the partnership agreement
  • If the firm‟s business can only be carried on at a loss
  • If a partner is permanently incapable of discharging his obligations as a
  • If a partner has conducted himself in a matter prejudicial to the firm and his continued association is likely to bring the firms name into
  • If it is just and equitable that the partnership be dissolved.



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