fortius contra proferentem


fortius contra proferentem
More strictly against the party offering. Dodge v Walley, 22 Cal 224, 228.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • verba chartarum fortius accipiuntur contra proferentem — /varba karteram forsh(iy)as aksipiyantar kontra profarentam/ The words of charters are to be received more strongly against the grantor [or the person offering them] …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Verba chartarum fortius accipiuntur contra proferentem — The language of the contract shall be construed most strictly against the person who offers it. Owens v Graetzel, 146 Md 361, 126 A 224, 39 ALR 943, 949 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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