Definition of COLLUSION


COLLUSION

fraud. An agreement between two or more persons, to defraud
a person of his rights by the forms of law, or to obtain an object forbidden
by law; as, for example, where the husband and wife collude to obtain a
divorce for a cause not authorized by law. It is nearly synonymous with
covin. (q. v.)

2. Collusion and fraud of every kind vitiate all acts which are infected
with them, and render them void. Vide Shelf. on Mar. .& Div. 416, 450; 3
Hagg. Eccl. R. 130, 133; 2 Greenl. Ev. 51; Bousq. Dict. de Dr. mot Abordage.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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