Reference Entry

Contra proferentem <i>adv.</i>

Aaron X. Fellmeth and Maurice Horwitz

in Guide to Latin in International Law

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780195369380
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199891498
Contra proferentem adv.

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“Against the offeror.”

A principle of private law suggesting that ambiguity or vagueness in the legal instrument should be construed

Reference Entry.  87 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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