inherent defect
in·her·ent defect /in-'hir-ənt-, -'her-/ n: latent defect

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

inherent defect
n.
A defect built into an object that exists regardless of how it is used.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


inherent defect

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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