2

What is the difference between 約款{やっかん} and 契約{けいやく}?

As per dictionary the following are the meanings

約款 - agreement; article; clause
契約 - contract; agreement

These words are used in the Insurance domain. So please explain the differences with examples?

Thanks in advance.

2

契約 is the contract itself.
約款 are clauses/articles to which you agreed on the contract.

Here is an example use/explanation of the word 約款.

保険や運送など不特定多数の利用者との契約を処理するため、あらかじめ定型的に定められた契約条項。

https://kotobank.jp/word/%E7%B4%84%E6%AC%BE-648590

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.