potestative condition
potestative condition see condition

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  • potestative condition — ˈpōd.əˌstād.iv noun : a condition or term of a legal agreement that is completely within the power and control of one of the parties and that makes the agreement unenforceable for lack of mutuality of obligation …   Useful english dictionary

  • condition — con·di·tion 1 n 1: an uncertain future act or event whose occurrence or nonoccurrence determines the rights or obligations of a party under a legal instrument and esp. a contract; also: a clause in the instrument describing the act or event and… …   Law dictionary

  • condition — [ kɔ̃disjɔ̃ ] n. f. • v. 1160 « convention, pacte »; bas lat. conditio, class. condicio I ♦ (État, manière d être.) A ♦ (Personnes) 1 ♦ (XIIIe) Vieilli Rang social, place dans la société. ⇒ classe, état. L inégalité des conditions sociales. Les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • condition — A future and uncertain event upon the happening of which is made to depend the existence of an obligation, or that which subordinates the existence of liability under a contract to a certain future event. Provision making effect of legal… …   Black's law dictionary

  • condition — A future and uncertain event upon the happening of which is made to depend the existence of an obligation, or that which subordinates the existence of liability under a contract to a certain future event. Provision making effect of legal… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Condition potestative — ● Condition potestative celle qui fait dépendre un rapport de droit de la survenue d un événement qu il est au pouvoir de l une des parties de faire arriver ou d empêcher …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • potestative — ● potestatif, potestative adjectif (bas latin potestativus, du latin classique potestas, pouvoir) Qui est à la volonté d une des parties contractantes. ● potestatif, potestative (expressions) adjectif (bas latin potestativus, du latin classique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Condition —     Définition de Condition     La clause qui fait dépendre, soit l exécution, soit la fin d un engagement, d un événement futur et incertain est une condition .     Dans le domaine contractuel, il est exclu que la reéalisation d une condition… …   Lexique de Termes Juridiques

  • potestatif — potestatif, ive [ pɔtɛstatif, iv ] adj. • 1802; « capable de » XVIe; lat. potestativus, de potestas « puissance » ♦ Dr. Qui dépend de la volonté des parties contractantes. Condition potestative. ● potestatif, potestative adjectif (bas latin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • South African contract law — is essentially a modernised version of the Roman Dutch law of contract, [1] which is itself rooted in Roman law. In the broadest definition, a contract is an agreement entered into by two or more parties with the serious intention of creating a… …   Wikipedia

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