promissory representation

promissory representation
A representation as to something which will be or is intended to be done in the future. 37 Am J2d Fraud § 57. In the law of insurance, an allegation as of something to happen during the existence of the insurance. 29 Am J Rev ed Ins § 698. As the basis of estoppel, See promissory estoppel.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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