saving clause

Definition of "saving clause"
  1. A provision within a law that is designed to prevent a certain part of the law from being applied, or ensures that the remaining parts of the law remain valid even if a section is deemed invalid
How to use "saving clause" in a sentence
  1. The saving clause in the law ensured that even if a section was found to be unconstitutional, the rest of the law would still be operative.
  2. It's essential to include a saving clause in the contract to safeguard against any potential invalidation of specific clauses.
  3. The legislation included a saving clause that exempted certain groups from its application.

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