DISCRETIONARY POWERS OF COURT
a. Jurisdiction of Court to decree specific performance is discretionary. Court will not order specific performance merely because it is lawful to do so. [Section 20(1)].
b. Court will consider various aspects before issuing decree for specific performance.
c. Court can grant compensation in lieu of even in addition to specific performance. [Section 21].
F. OTHER CASES WHEN COURT CAN ORDER SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE
(a)Order rectification of instrument if it does not reflect real intention of parties. This may happen through fraud or mutual mistake. [Section 26]
(b)Order rescission of contract (section 27)
(c)Cancellation of instrument by getting declared that it is void (section 31).