2. Section 23 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 – What are the legal considerations and objectives and what is not The consideration or purpose of an agreement is legitimate, unless prohibited by law; or of such a nature is that, if permitted, it would null and neas the provisions of a statute; fraudulent; a violation of the person or property of another; or the Court considers that it is immoral or contrary to public policy. In each of these cases, the consideration or the object of an agreement is considered illegal. Any agreement whose object or consideration is illegal is cancelled. However, in order to make it illegal and not to conclude an agreement on the basis of a fraudulent object or fraudulent consideration, fraud must be proven unequivocally and cannot be based on mere suspicions and presumptions. Agreement An agreement must be made to create a contract. Two elements are essential to justify an agreement, that is, the offer and acceptance. . . .