force majeure

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an overwhelming force
an unavoidable catastrophe, especially one that prevents someone from fulfilling a legal obligation
A major, uncontrollable circumstance that excuses a party from performance of its contract obligations
The title of a standard clause found in marine contracts exempting the parties for nonfulfillment of their obligations by reasons of occurrences beyond their control, such as earthquakes, floods, or war
The title of a standard clause in marine contract relieving the parties of responsibility upon non-fulfilment of their obligations resulting from conditions beyond their control (like earthquakes, floods or war)
A clause in a supply contract which permits either party not to fulfill the contractual commitments due to events beyond their control These events may range from strikes to export delays in producing countries
Circumstance which is beyond the control of one of the parties to a contract and which may, according to the terms and conditions, relieve that party of liability for failing to execute the contract Synonym: Act of God
when included in a marine contract, it exempts the parties for not fulfilling their obligations because of conditions beyond their control, like earthquakes, floods, or war
A force, which cannot be resisted, in other words, something beyond the control of the parties involved It includes acts of God and acts of man, eg Riots, strikes, arson In many contracts and insurance policies, specific provision is made for damage or injury arising from force majeure For example, the financial liability of a building contractor for failure to complete by a specific date may be relieved to the extent it was caused by force majeure This is a common clause in most property contracts
French for an act of God; an inevitable, unpredictable act of nature, not dependent on an act of man Used in insurance contracts to refer to acts of nature such as earthquakes or lightning
A force that cannot be controlled by the parties to a contract and prevents said parties from complying with the provisions of the contract This includes acts of G-d such as a flood or a hurricane or, acts of man such as a strike, fire or war
Irresistible force or compulsion beyond the control of a party such as will excuse that party from performing their part of a contract
The title of a standard clause in marine contracts exempting the parties for non-fulfillment of their obligations as a result of conditions beyond their control such as earthquakes, floods, and war
An unavoidable cause of delay or of failure to perform an obligation in time due to an unpreventable, overwhelming and irresistible force A clause is often added to a contract to provide indemnification should an Act of God delay completion past the contractual deadline
– Events that are beyond the control of a contractor, such as earthquakes, epidemics, blockades, wars, acts of sabotage, and archeological site discoveries
The title of a standard clause in a marine contract exempting the parties for nonfulfillment of their obligations as a result of conditions beyond their control - such as floods, war, etc
(An uncontrollable force) An event outside the reasonable control of the parties to a contract such as an "Act of God," war, riots or strikes that would prevent the parties from complying with the provisions of an agreement (top)
A condition that permits a company to depart from the strict terms of a contract because of an event or effect that can't be reasonably anticipated or controlled BACK TO TOP
Literally, "greater force"; a clause designed to protect against failures to perform contractual obligations caused by unavoidable events beyond the party's control, such as natural disasters or wars
unexpected events, for example a war, that prevent someone from doing what they had officially planned or agreed to do. An event like this can legally allow an agreement or contract to be changed or ended
A standard clause which indemnifies either or both parties to a transaction whenever events reasonably beyond the control of either or both parties occur to prevent fulfillment of the terms of the contract
if an event occurs which is outside of the control of the parties to an agreement, for example, then it is said to be a force majeure Often it is used in contracts and allows one party not to be in breach of the contract if an event beyond the control of either party occurs - for example a storm at sea which prevents goods from being delivered by ship
A force, which cannot be resisted, in other words, something beyond the control of the parties involved It includes acts of god and acts of man e g riots, strikes, arson in many contracts and insurance policies is made for damage or injury arising from force majeure for example, the financial liabilities of a building contractor for failure to complete by a specified date may be relieved to the extent it was caused by the force majeure This is a common clause in most property contracts
A contract clause intended to excuse one or more parties from their obligations under a contract, in situations where performance is frustrated by unusual or severe circumstances beyond their control such as flood, fire, war, or prolonged labour strike
The title of a standard clause in marine contracts exempting the parties for nonfulfillment of their obligations as a result of conditions beyond their control, such as earthquakes, floods, or war
The title of a standard clause in marine contract that relieves the parties for responsibility upon non-fulfillment of their obligations resulting from conditions beyond their control (such as earthquakes, floods or war)
(French) superior force, event that cannot be controlled or anticipated
a natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events; "he discovered that his house was not insured against acts of God"
A standard clause in contracts which stipulates that an event outside human control makes the contract void
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