notice in pais


notice in pais
A notice outside the record or writing; a notice not on the face of the record or writing. For example, one who has signed a bond is not liable to the obligee thereon if the latter had notice either from the face of the bond or "in pais," that others were to sign it before delivery. 12 Am J2d Bonds § 18.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.