In general, the act of making whole or uniting separate things. In contract law, the full expression of an agreement between parties on some subject matter. An integration clause in a contract usually prevents parties from contradicting terms or proving additional ones based on previous agreements.
See Partial integration and Complete integration.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
1) Bringing together people of different races into institutions, such as schools, housing, employment, or the military, that have historically been segregated. 2) Combining the full agreement of the parties into a contract, such that any earlier versions or understandings that aren't included in the contract are superceded. (See also: integration clause
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:18 pm