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Italian term or phrase:potestativo
English translation:potestative
Entered by: Michele Fauble
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07:42 Feb 17, 2005
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Insurance / see sentence
Italian term or phrase: potestativo
Fatto salvo il diritto "potestativo" di cui al successivo comma. I cannot find an approriate term to translate "potestativo" the dictionary says *potestative*.
Michael Deliso
Local time: 11:06
potestative
Explanation:
... is potestative, being dependent upon the will of the insurance company, ...
A potestative condition depends upon the exclusive will of one of the parties. For this reason, it is considered void. Article 1182 of the New Civil Code states: When the fulfillment of the condition depends upon the sole will the debtor, the conditional obligation shall be void.
www.lawphil.net/judjuris/ juri2000/jan2000/gr_112329_2000.html

.. most important examples are insurance contracts in which the insurance ... had an interest in its non-occurrence; the case of so-called potestative or ...
www.unidroit.org/english/publications/ proceedings/1998/study/50/s-50-55-e.pdf -

... revert to himself was a potestative right – a right of redemption – by means of which ... significant because there were no insurance mechanisms for the ...
www.ics.ul.pt/aphes2004/prog/pdf/C2BeneditaCamara.pdf
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Michele Fauble
United States
Local time: 02:06
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thanks so much Michele
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potestative


Explanation:
... is potestative, being dependent upon the will of the insurance company, ...
A potestative condition depends upon the exclusive will of one of the parties. For this reason, it is considered void. Article 1182 of the New Civil Code states: When the fulfillment of the condition depends upon the sole will the debtor, the conditional obligation shall be void.
www.lawphil.net/judjuris/ juri2000/jan2000/gr_112329_2000.html

.. most important examples are insurance contracts in which the insurance ... had an interest in its non-occurrence; the case of so-called potestative or ...
www.unidroit.org/english/publications/ proceedings/1998/study/50/s-50-55-e.pdf -

... revert to himself was a potestative right – a right of redemption – by means of which ... significant because there were no insurance mechanisms for the ...
www.ics.ul.pt/aphes2004/prog/pdf/C2BeneditaCamara.pdf

Michele Fauble
United States
Local time: 02:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
thanks so much Michele

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