Index of Legal Terms
A definitive collection of legal terms that are used by attorneys in contracts, agreements and other legal documents in South Africa.
Quantum: An amount of damages or loss suffered by the Defendant.
Quittance: Exoneration; a release.
Quorum: A majority; the number of people who must be present to permit an organization, a group, a body, etcetera, to conduct its business and reach valid decisions.
Quota: 1. The proportional part of a whole that is owned to a person, or to a group of people or to a particular district or state. 2. The limited number of people that are permitted to emigrate to this country from various foreign countries. Each country has its own number, or quota, allotted to it.