Definitions for "Penalty Clause"
A clause found in contract agreements that provides for a penalty in the event of default.
(1) a provision in a promissory note specifying a penalty for late payments. (2) a clause in a savings certificate specifying a penalty for premature withdrawal of funds.... read full article
A provision in a contract that provides for a reduction in the amount otherwise payable under a contract to a contractor as a penalty for failure to meet deadlines or for failure of the project to meet contract specifications.
Keywords:  version, rule, private, property
a private version of a property rule