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penalty clause noun


a contract clause that imposes a type of punishment , often involving paying money, if the contract is not performed according to its terms. Penalty clauses usually involve paying or losing money if the work that is the subject of the contract is delayed.
Calling a public inquiry will result in a significant delay, which could cost the council money in penalty clauses.

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