- redhibitory defect or vice
- /rad(h)ibat(a)riy dafekt/ "vays/In the civil law, a defect in an article sold, for which the seller may be compelled to take it back; a defect against which the seller is bound to warrant. Smith v. Max Thieme Chevrolet Co., Inc., La.App., 315 So.2d 82, 85.See redhibition
Black's law dictionary. HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M. A.. 1990.
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redhibitory defect — n in the civil law of Louisiana: a defect that renders a thing useless or so diminishes its usefulness or value that it must be presumed that the buyer would not have bought it or would have paid a lesser price if aware of the defect a seller is… … Law dictionary
redhibitory vice — Same as redhibitory defect … Ballentine's law dictionary
vice — A fault, defect, or imperfection. Immoral conduct, practice or habit; e.g. prostitution. As applied to an animal, a bad habit or failing. In the civil law, redhibitory vices are such faults or imperfections in the subject matter of a sale as will … Black's law dictionary
redhibitory action — /rad(h)ibat(a)riy abkshan/ In the civil law, an action for redhibition. An action to avoid a sale on account of some vice or defect in the thing sold, which renders its use impossible, or so inconvenient and imperfect that it must be supposed the … Black's law dictionary