Of a contract, referring to matter within it that is obscurely phrased and generally adversarial to the less powerful party’s interests, such as disclaimers of liability or penalties for late payment or performance. Derived from the custom of printing the parts of standard form contracts that contain such matter, in tiny, hard-to-read print.
A clause in a contract that specifies the conditions under which the promisor is relieved of liability for failure to meet the terms of the contract.
A provision in a statute or contract that if any clause is determined to be unenforceable, the remainder of the statute or contract will remain intact and enforceable.
The definition of a proviso is a condition attached to an agreement.
A case to which a rule, general principle, etc. does not apply
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