frustração do fim do contrato



frustration of purpose


Comparative law notes

The doctrine of frustration of purpose is not expressly provided in Brazilian laws. Its application, however, is widely discussed in the legal literature.

Definitions of frustration of purpose

doctrine which states that a party to a contract is not required to perform when the objective (=based on fact) reason for the contract no longer exists

Under the frustration of purpose doctrine it is said that performance has been made pointless, rather than impossible.