implied in law
- Refers to obligations or responsibilities that are established and enforced by legal standards, such as rules and regulations established by cases or statutes
- Although the contract didn't specify a payment date, it's implied in law that it should be within a reasonable time.
- The landlord's duty to maintain the property in a habitable condition is not stated in the lease but is implied in law.
- The business partnership was not initially agreed upon in writing, but their mutual actions established an agreement that was implied in law.