Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The annulling of a sale, and the return by the buyer of the article sold, on account of some defect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The annulling of a sale, and the return by the buyer of the article sold, on account of some defect.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, an action by a buyer to annul the sale of a movable and oblige the seller to take it back because of a defect or of some deceit. Also rehibition.

Etymologies

Latin redhibitio a taking back. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This essay surveys three areas of law involving slaves - manumission, racial identity, and "redhibition" breach of warranty - to compare Louisiana to other jurisdictions, and particularly to its common-law neighbors.

    Gross on Slavery as a Legal Transplants in New Orleans

  • It is unclear whether a waiver of redhibition will be required.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • The prætor or the ædile granted equitable actions, such as the actio ad exhibendum for the production of moveables; the actio in factum de edendo, an action of account against bankers; and the redhibitoria and quanti minoris, actions for redhibition and abatement of the price.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

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