quasi-contract

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quasi-contract

n
(Law) an implied contract which arises without the express agreement of the parties
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Coalition agreements in Germany have always been elaborate documents of a quasi-contractual nature.
116) Puerto Rico's bondholders on the other hand will likely argue that, although the contracts may be invalid, they are still entitled to receive some quasi-contractual equitable relief, such as restitution.
The author covers the general rules of Thai civil law, the law of obligations, contractual obligations, specific contracts, delictual obligations, quasi-contractual obligations, the regulation of property, family law, and the law of inheritance.
3) Rather than from direct, face-to-face patient contact, which has traditionally been the method for establishing the relationship for treating physicians, pathologists' physician-patient relationships develop predominantly from their contractual or quasi-contractual obligations to take care of their patients.
The insurer therefore has a right of reimbursement that is implied in law as quasi-contractual, whether or not it has one that is implied in fact in the policy as contractual," the court held.
Colonel Young and his judge advocates advised that, regardless of whether the Chinese ultimately returned the property to the Methodist Missionary Society, the use of the property by the United States would create a quasi-contractual relationship between the Army and the society and potentially expose the United States to a claim for the fair market value of the rental property.
It's wrong for the government to show favoritism to some of its citizens based solely on a quasi-contractual religious ceremony.
1893) (five volumes); Arthur Linton Corbin, Quasi-Contractual Obligations, 21 YALE L.
The short central chapters of Part Two, on the Bourbon's (re) conversion to Catholicism, his quasi-contractual, piecemeal approach to reconciliation through clemency and pardon, his continued cultivation of noble support, and his judicious use of military force show a king who is an entirely political animal, always acting strategically and "parfaitement conscient" of all the ramifications of his situation.

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