Nullum tempos occurrit regi

Nullum tempos occurrit regi
Time does not run against the king or sovereign. United States v Thompson, 98 US 486, 25 L Ed 194.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • nullum tempos occurrit regi — /nalam tempas akahrat riyjay/ Time does not run against the king. The rule refers to the king in his official capacity as representing the sovereignty of the nation and not to the king as an individual. City of Bisbee v. Cochise County, 52 Ariz.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Nullum Tempos Act — /nalam tempas aekt/ A name given to the statute 3 Geo. Ill, c. 16, because that act, in contravention of the maxim Nullum tempos occurrit regi (no lapse of time bars the king), limited the crown s right to sue, etc., to the period of sixty years …   Black's law dictionary

  • Contract — • The canonical and moralist doctrine on this subject is a development of that contained in the Roman civil law. In civil law, a contract is defined as the union of several persons in a coincident expression of will by which their legal relations …   Catholic encyclopedia

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