action ex contractu
An action based upon a contract. 1 Am J2d Actions § 8.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • action ex contractu — /aekshan eks kantraektyuw/ An action for breach of promise set forth in a contract, express or implied. McCullough v. The American Workmen, 200 S.C. 84, 20 S.E.2d 640 …   Black's law dictionary

  • action ex contractu — /aekshan eks kantraektyuw/ An action for breach of promise set forth in a contract, express or implied. McCullough v. The American Workmen, 200 S.C. 84, 20 S.E.2d 640 …   Black's law dictionary

  • Ex contractu — (deutsch: aus Vertrag, vertraglich von lat. contractus, Vertrag) bezeichnet Ansprüche, die auf vertraglicher Grundlage beruhen. In Abgrenzung zu ex contractu stehen dogmatisch die deliktischen Schadenersatzanprüche aus unerlaubter Handlung (zum… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ex contractu — Arising out of a contract; founded upon contract, as an obligation ex contractu, or an action ex contractu. See 3 Bl Comm 117. See action ex contractu; quasi ex contractu …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ex contractu — /eks kantrsekt(y)uw/ From or out of a contract. In both the civil and the common law, rights and causes of action are divided into two classes, those arising ex contractu (from a contract), and those arising ex delicto (from a delict or tort). 3… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ex contractu — /eks kantrsekt(y)uw/ From or out of a contract. In both the civil and the common law, rights and causes of action are divided into two classes, those arising ex contractu (from a contract), and those arising ex delicto (from a delict or tort). 3… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ex delicto quasi ex contractu — An action wherein there is combined a cause or ground of action for breach of a special contract with a cause or ground of action for a tort in violation of a common law duty. Nelson v Great Northern Railroad Co. 28 Mont 297, 72 P 642 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • actio ex contractu — /aekshiyow eks kantraektyuw/ In the civil and common law, an action of contract; an action arising out of, or founded on, contract. 3 Bl. Comm. 117 …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio ex contractu — /aekshiyow eks kantraektyuw/ In the civil and common law, an action of contract; an action arising out of, or founded on, contract. 3 Bl. Comm. 117 …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio ex contractu — A civil law action founded upon a contract …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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