Definition of SUBPENSIVE CONDITION.


SUBPENSIVE CONDITION.

One which prevents a contract from going
into operation until it has been fulfilled; as if I promise to pay you one
thousand dollars on condition that the ship Thomas Jefferson shall arrive from
Havre, the contract is suspended until the arrival of the ship. 1 Bouv. Inst.
n. 731.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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