severability clause


  • Contract Law

Definitions of severability clause

  • a provision in an agreement or legislation that if one term is determined to be invalid (=unenforceable) the rest of the agreement or legislation is not affected by this fact and remains valid (=enforceable)

    Without a severability clause, a court decision that one contract provision is unenforceable would invalidate the entire contract.

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