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IN CONTINENTI Definition & Legal Meaning

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Immediately; without any interval or intermission. Calvin.Sometimes written as one word “inconti- nenti.”In contractibns, benigna; in testamen- tis, benignior; in restitutionibus, benignissimainterpretatio facienda est.Co. Litt. 112. In contracts, tbe interpretation is to be liberal; in wills, more liberal; inrestitutions, most liberal.In contractibns, rei Veritas potius quam scriptura perspici debet. In contracts, thetruth of the matter ought to be regarded rather than the writing. Cod. 4, 22, 1.In contractibns, tacite insunt [veni- nnt] quae sunt nioris et consuetudinis.In contracts, matters of custom and usage are tacitly implied. A contract is understoodto contain tbe customary clauses, although they are not expressed. Story, Bills,


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