Specific Performance Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Specific Performance, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Specific Performance?

(n) Specific performance is the request of the plaintiff to get relief in the form of performance of the contract itself. In such case monitory compensations will not satisfy the plaintiff. Such pleadings are made when the contract is for delivery of artwork, articles having ancestral worth etc where costing and compensation in cash is not possible and acceptable