n. (context legal English) (non-gloss definition: Term indicating source of legal action (e.g. contract).)(attention en topic=law needs better definition)
Category:Latin legal terms
Usage examples of "ex contractu".
But it no more follows, from the single circumstance that certain facts must concur in order to create the rights incident to possession, that they must continue in order to keep those rights alive, than it does, from the necessity of a consideration and a promise to create a right ex contractu, that the consideration and promise must continue moving between the parties until the moment of performance.