Because of many reasons that make the contract impossible to perform, people will raise the issue of compensation for damages. So how to determine the compensation for damages for the breach of contract? The below article by Apolo Lawyers (Hotline: (+84) 903.419.479) will help you answer this question.
According to Article 301 of the Commercial Law 2005, compensation for damage means that the party that causes damage or breaches an obligation to perform in a contract must compensate the aggrieved party for any loss or damage.
Types of damages that the breach of contract must compensate for include:
In addition, Article 419 of the 2015 Civil Code also stipulates that the damage sufferer has to claim the following amounts:
At this time, liability to compensate for damage arises when all of the following factors are present:
In which, if there is a force majeure reason, due to the fault of the breached party, agreed upon by the parties, or decided by a state agency, but at the time of signing the contract, the parties do not know, then the shall be liable for damages.
Note: The aggrieved party is obliged to prove the loss and damage suffered by its party when there is a breach of contract. That is, the party in breach of the contractual obligations must also prove the reason for being exempt from liability for damages.
Because a contract is an agreement between parties on the establishment, change or termination of civil rights and obligations. Therefore, the level of compensation for damage caused by breach of contract is also part of the content of the contract.
When one of the two parties violates the contract, in principle the two parties will settle through the agreement method. At this time, the amount of compensation will be agreed and decided by the two parties.
In addition, if the Contract specifically states the compensation, as well as the level of compensation, the provisions of the Contract, will be followed. Provided that the terms are in accordance with the provisions of law.
In addition, according to Article 360 of the 2015 Civil Code, if there is damage due to a breach of the obligation, the obligor must compensate for the entire damage unless otherwise agreed or otherwise provided by law.
However, if the breaching party is only partially at fault for causing the damage due to the breach of contract, it must only pay compensation corresponding to the extent of its fault (Article 363 of the Civil Code 2015).
Therefore, the calculation of the compensation level will be based on the agreement of the parties in the contract or the actual damage value of each specific case. To learn more about the provisions on compensation for damage, readers can refer here.
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