Intentio caeca mala

A concealed intention or meaning is bad. int entio inservire debet legibus, non leges intentions. Intention should be subservient to the laws, not the laws to intention. Intentio mea imponit nomen operi meo. My intent stamps or impresses a name upon my act.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • intentio caeca mala — /intensh(iy)ow siyka masb/ A blind or obscure meaning is bad or ineffectual. Said of a testator s intention …   Black's law dictionary

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