Definition of IMPLICATION


IMPLICATION

An inference of something not directly declared, but
arising from what is admitted or expressed.

2. It is a rule that when the law gives anything to a man, it
gives him by implication all that is necessary for its enjoyment.
It is also a rule that when a man accepts an office, he undertakes
by implication to use it according to law, and by non-user he may
forfeit it. 2 B1. Com. 152.

3. An estate in fee simple will pass by implication; 6 John.. R.
185; IS John. R. 31; 2 Binn. R. 464, 532; such implication must not
only be a possible or probable one, but it must be plain and
necessary that is, so strong a probability of intention that an
intention contrary to that imputed to the testator cannot be
supposed. 1 Ves. & B. 466; Willes, 141; 1 Ves. jr. 564; 14 John.
R. 198. Vide, generally, Com. Dig. Estates by Devise, N 12, 13; 2
Rop. Leg. 342; 14 Vin. Ab. 341; 5 Ves. 805; 5 Ves. 582; 3 Ves. 676.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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