covenant in law


covenant in law
A covenant which the law implies or intends from the nature of the transaction, although it is not expressed by words in the instrument which contains it. It is a rule that such a covenant is operative only when the parties have omitted to insert covenants in the instrument. 20 Am J2d Cov § 12. See implied covenant.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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