clause


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to clause: subordinate clause

clause

Vox populi A phrase in a legal document that binds the contracting parties to do a thing. See Benefits not provided clause, Conscience clause, Consent to settle clause, Consultation clause, Delaney clause, Gag clause, Grandfather clause, Hold harmless clause, Incontestable clause, Indemnification clause, Insuring clause, Most favored nation clause, Noncompete clause, Recurring clause.
References in periodicals archive ?
at 593-95 (showing how the forum selection clause in a form contract was binding upon the purchasers of Carnival's cruise tickets); Stewart Org.
The actual obligations in a claim-control clause should be scrutinized carefully.
The wording of the morality clause raises a related issue: who decides, for example, when a comment is disparaging and when it is not?
Following the revelation that more than PS17m had been spent on NHS staff severance deals that included confidentiality clauses, the Western Mail has established that council employees who have recently been involved in a high-profile dispute with their local authority employer are being pressured to strike an agreement that includes such a clause.
PILDAT has supported the inclusion of clause 12 seeking detailed information on income tax paid and attachment of copies of income tax returns paid during the past three years.
This clause supersedes preceding terms, declaring them null and void.
That didn't matter very much, back in the heady days of mid-Noughties, when you either accepted the clause as it stood, or you paid the vendor whatever exorbitant amount he demanded in order to have it removed.
The Supreme Court affirmed that the Kawashimas' crimes were aggravated felonies under clause (i) for which they could be deported.
It also creates a clause library for each deal term, identifies the core, non-negotiated language and the full range of alternatives.
The investiture clause marks the actual transfer of ownership and is the only one of the three clauses analyzed by Gross that also occurs in deeds where the conveyor does not receive any consideration.
Further, sentences written by women for both genders have a main clause frequency of 62.
shall be renumbered as clause (k), clause (l), clause (m) and clause (n), respectively, and after clause (i) the following new clause shall be inserted, namely:-