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Rule Of Convenience
rule of convenience
:a common-law rule providing that in the interest of convenience and fairness a class (as of descendants) which is to receive a gift need not be closed until the distribution of the principal occurs
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.