Ratihabitio priori mandato aequiparatur

Ratihabitio priori mandato aequiparatur
A ratification is equivalent to a previous command. "A maxim borrowed from the Roman law, and now an element in the jurisprudence of every civilized nation." Palmer v Yates, 5 NY Super Ct (3 Sandf) 137, 151.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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