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  • supervening — Unforeseen, intervening, an additional event or cause. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. supervening Unforeseen, intervening, an additional event or cause …   Law dictionary

  • Supervening — Supervene Su per*vene , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Supervened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supervening}.] [L. supervenire, superventum, to come over, to come upon; super over + venire to come. See {Super }, and {Come}, and cf. {Overcome}.] To come as something… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supervening — su·per·vene || ‚suːpÉ™(r) vɪːn v. occur as something additional; occur after, follow, ensue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • supervening — …   Useful english dictionary

  • supervening cause — see cause 1 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. supervening cause n …   Law dictionary

  • supervening negligence — To come within the doctrine of last clear chance or supervening negligence, four conditions must coexist, to wit: (1) the injured party has already come into a position of peril; (2) the injuring party then or thereafter becomes, or in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • supervening cause — A new effective cause which, operating independently of anything else, becomes proximate cause of accident. See also intervening cause superseding cause …   Black's law dictionary

  • supervening cause — See intervening cause …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • supervening negligence — See intervening cause; last clear chance …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • South African contract law — is essentially a modernised version of the Roman Dutch law of contract, [1] which is itself rooted in Roman law. In the broadest definition, a contract is an agreement entered into by two or more parties with the serious intention of creating a… …   Wikipedia

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