Do ut facias


Do ut facias
I pay in order that you may perform. This was the fourth species of consideration under the civil law and was the counterpart of the third (facio ut des); as when I agree with the servant to give him such wages upon his performance. See 2 Bl Comm 445.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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