stipulation pour autrui


stipulation pour au·​trui
-ˌpür-ō-ˈtrē, -ˈtrwyē
in the civil law of Louisiana : a contract or provision in a contract that confers a benefit on a third-party beneficiary

Note: A stipulation pour autrui gives the third-party beneficiary a cause of action against the promisor for specific performance. In order for a third party to be a third-party beneficiary of a stipulation pour autrui there usually has to be a legal or factual relationship between the stipulator and the beneficiary.

Word History


French, stipulation for other persons

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“Stipulation pour autrui.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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