redhibitory defect

redhibitory defect
Such a defect in an article which has been sold as would warrant the purchaser in returning it to the seller.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • redhibitory defect — n in the civil law of Louisiana: a defect that renders a thing useless or so diminishes its usefulness or value that it must be presumed that the buyer would not have bought it or would have paid a lesser price if aware of the defect a seller is… …   Law dictionary

  • redhibitory defect or vice — /rad(h)ibat(a)riy dafekt/ vays/ In the civil law, a defect in an article sold, for which the seller may be compelled to take it back; a defect against which the seller is bound to warrant. Smith v. Max Thieme Chevrolet Co., Inc., La.App., 315… …   Black's law dictionary

  • redhibitory vice — Same as redhibitory defect …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • redhibitory — red·hib·i·to·ry || red hɪbɪtÉ”rɪ / trɪ adj. of the cancellation of a sale due to a serious defect in the merchandise (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • redhibitory action — /rad(h)ibat(a)riy abkshan/ In the civil law, an action for redhibition. An action to avoid a sale on account of some vice or defect in the thing sold, which renders its use impossible, or so inconvenient and imperfect that it must be supposed the …   Black's law dictionary

  • redhibition — red·hi·bi·tion /ˌre də bi shən, ˌred hə / n [French rédhibition, from Latin redhibitio return of defective goods to the seller, from redhibēre to return (defective goods), from red back + habēre to hold, have] in the civil law of Louisiana: the… …   Law dictionary

  • redhibition — redhibitory /red hib i tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /red i bish euhn, red hi /, n. Civil Law. the nullification of a sale because of a defect in the article sold of such nature as to make it totally or virtually unusable or as to have prevented the… …   Universalium

  • Redhibition — is a civil action available under Louisiana law against the seller and/or manufacturer of a defective product, similar to the lemon laws more familiar to common law jurisdictions in other U.S. states.… …   Wikipedia

  • vice — A fault, defect, or imperfection. Immoral conduct, practice or habit; e.g. prostitution. As applied to an animal, a bad habit or failing. In the civil law, redhibitory vices are such faults or imperfections in the subject matter of a sale as will …   Black's law dictionary