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lack of legal capacity noun


the condition of not being able to make legally binding decisions for yourself eg to enter into a contract, to get married, to write a will etc. Lack of legal capacity, also known as lack of capacity, can be used as a defence in contract law.
As the child was underage when he entered the contract, he was able to rely on lack of legal capacity as a defence.

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