Doctrine of scrivener's error

Doctrine of scriveners error,

Definition of Doctrine of scriveners error:

  1. Legal principle that a map-drafting or typographical error in a written contract may be corrected by oral evidence if the evidence is clear, convincing, and precise. If such correction (called scriveners amendment) affects property rights then it must be approved by those affected by it.

Meaning of Doctrine of scriveners error & Doctrine of scriveners error Definition