agreement not to be performed within a year
- Within the meaning of the Statute of Frauds, the expression includes only such agreements as, fairly and reasonably interpreted, do not admit of a valid execution within the space of one year. The expression does not refer to a natural or physical impossibility, but an impossibility by the terms of the contract itself, or by the understanding and intention of the parties as shown by the contract. 49 Am J1st Stat of F § 23. If an agreement may consistently with its terms be entirely performed within the year, although it may not be probable or expected that it will be performed within that time, it is not within the condemnation of the statute of frauds. Kent v Kent, 62 NY 560.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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