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[mass noun] The relation between the parties in a contract which entitles them to sue each other but prevents a third party from doing so.
- ‘There is no privity of contract between these parties; and if the plaintiff can sue, every passenger, or even any person passing along the road, who was injured by the upsetting of the coach, may bring a similar action.’
- ‘In English law rights under a deed poll are enforceable despite the absence of privity of contract.’
- ‘Conversely, the more removed the potential duty situation from the problems caused by privity of contract, the more likely it is that the threefold or incremental approaches will dominate.’
- ‘The mere fact that there was no privity of contract between them did not make it just and reasonable that such a duty should be owed.’
- ‘Even had it been established that there was a restraint of trade issue, privity of contract would have prevented the plaintiff from recovering under this head.’
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