omnibus clause

noun
om·​ni·​bus clause | \ ˈäm-ni-ˌbəs- \

Legal Definition of omnibus clause

1 : a clause in a will, decree, or security agreement that stipulates the disposition or status of property not specifically named
2 : a clause in a vehicle insurance policy that provides coverage for those who use the vehicle with the express or implied permission of the insured — see also statutory omnibus clause

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“Omnibus clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/omnibus%20clause. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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