incorporation by reference

Definition of incorporation by reference

: a doctrine in law: the terms of a contemporaneous or earlier writing, instrument, or document capable of being identified can be made an actual part of another writing, instrument, or document by referring to, identifying, and adopting the former as part of the latter

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“Incorporation by reference.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incorporation%20by%20reference. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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