coming into effect automatically when specified, without further provision being made, as a death clause in a contract
- Of or relating to a constitutional right that does not require a separate legislative act providing for a cause of action in order for a party to seek legal redress for violation of the right.
- Of or relating to a legal provision, as in a contract or treaty, that is enforceable without the occurrence of preconditions.
self-executing - Legal Definition
That which takes effect without further action, as with a statute or court order.