Definition of Severable contract
1. Noun. A contract which, in the event of a breach by one of the parties, can be considered as several independent agreements expressed in a single instrument.
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Literary usage of Severable contract
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1. A Treatise on the Law of Sale of Personal Property by Floyd Russell Mechem (1901)
"severable contract — Failure as to part.— Attention has been given in a preceding section4 to the effect of a breach in the performance of one of the ..."
2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"Or Is It a severable contract denying such power of cancellation and compelling the purchaser to execute It and look to the seller for compensation in ..."
3. A Treatise on the Law of Insurance of Every Kind by Joseph Asbury Joyce (1917)
"Representations false as to part of property: entire or severable contract. § 1932. Representations of tbird parties: parties referred to. § 1933. ..."
4. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1921)
"... is a severable contract.13 A contract whereby a railroad company agrees to construct a railroad in six distinct sections, and the county agrees to issue ..."
5. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1914)
"severable contract See Entire Contract. A "severable contract" Is one in Its nature and purpose susceptible of division and apportionment, having two or ..."
6. The Modern Law of Partnership: Including a Full Consideration of Joint by Scott Rowley (1916)
"Effect of illegality—severable contract.—As above indicated, illegality in the object of an attempted partnership makes it invalid. The illegality, however ..."