Definition of INDIVISIBLE


INDIVISIBLE

That which cannot be separated.

2. It is important to ascertain when a consideration or a
contract, is or is not indivisible. When a consideration is entire
and indivisible, and it is against law, the contract is void in
toto. 11 Verm. 592; 2 W. & S. 235. When the consideration is
divisible, and part of it is illegal, the contract is void only pro
tanto.

3. - To ascertain whether a contract is divisible or indivisible,
id to ascertain whether it may or may not be enforced, in part, or
paid in part, without the consent of the other party. See 1 Bouv.
Inst. n. 694, and articles Divisible; Entire.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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