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specific performance

n. Law
The carrying out of a contract according to its particular terms, especially as ordered by a court instead of paying damages for failing to carrying out the contract.

specific performance

n
(Law) law a remedy awarded by a court requiring a person to fulfil obligations under a contract where damages are an insufficient remedy

specif′ic perfor′mance


n.
literal compliance with one's contractual promises, as in the sale of land.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.specific performance - the performance of a legal contract as specified by its terms
carrying into action, carrying out, execution, performance - the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it; "they criticised his performance as mayor"; "experience generally improves performance"
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However, for purposes of enforcement, the notion of specific performance varies significantly under the rubric of a civil law system when compared to a common law system.
At first instance the High Court found for A-Wear (in administration) and refused specific performance of the surrenders.
When might a court issue a decree ordering specific performance as a remedy available to a seller for a buyer's breach of a contract for sale of goods?
Specific performance under German, French and Dutch law in the nineteenth century; remedies in an age of fundamental rights and industrialisation.
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In addition, because many automotive applications need specific performance characteristics, the company can modify the 6300 series to deliver the specific performance a customer requires, such as a lower or higher coefficient of friction (COF).
McDavid: "They should know what is the specific performance feature or features they are looking.
The corporate contracts contain clauses and terms and conditions that outline the specific performance metrics to be achieved in support of the qualitative goals (for example, achieving 99 percent on-time delivery for all orders, shipping all high priority (Issue Priority Group One) requisitions within 24 hours, and reducing production lead-times by 25 percent).
In each of these cases, the court granted the party seeking to enforce the teaming agreement an extraordinary remedy--in one case, punitive damages, and in the other, specific performance.
Communicate the specific performance parameters (threshold, target and maximum), and the pay for each, to the CEO before the beginning of the business year and require he or she do the same for others approved by the committee.
Each employee and supervisor creates a win-win agreement that includes specific performance numbers or other measures to meet.