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No. IV.5.5 - Falsa demonstratio rule
In case the parties have used the wrong term but mean the same thing, their common intention prevails ("falsa demonstratio non nocet").
This Principle is a specific example of Principle IV.5.1
. If the common intention of the parties can be determined, that common intention prevails over a different wording of the the contract.Please cite as: "Commentary to Trans-Lex Principle , http://www.trans-lex.org/928000"
DoctrineLüderitz, Alexander, Auslegung von Rechtsgeschäften, Karlsruhe 1966Treitel, Guenter, The Law of Contract (11. ed, 2003), p. 191 et seq.
Model LawsAmerican Restatement 2nd of the Law of Contracts
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