- A statement in a special plea that the plaintiff has no action.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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actio non — n. (Latin) No action; a pleading of nonperformance; a nonsuit. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 … Law dictionary
actio non — /aekshiyow non/ In the common law pleading, the Latin name of that part of a special plea which follows next after the statement of appearance and defense, and declares that the plaintiff ought not to have or maintain his aforesaid action thereof … Black's law dictionary
actio non datur non damnificato — /aekshiyow non deytar non daemnafakeytow/ An action is not given to one who is not injured … Black's law dictionary
actio non accrevit infra sex annos — /aekshiyow non akriyvat infra seks aenows/ The name of the plea of the statute of limitations, when the defendant alleges that the plaintiffs action has not accrued within six years … Black's law dictionary
actio non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea — /aekshiyow non feysst riyam, naysay menz sit riya/ An act does not make one guilty, unless the intention be bad … Black's law dictionary
actio non ulterius — /aekshiyow non altiriyas/ In English pleading, a name given to the distinctive clause in the plea to the further maintenance of the action, introduced in place of the plea puis darrein continuance; the averment being that the plaintiff ought not… … Black's law dictionary
Actio non datur non damnificato — No action is given to a person who is not injured … Ballentine's law dictionary
Actio non accrevit infra sex annos — The plea that the action has not accrued within six years … Ballentine's law dictionary
Actio non ulterius — A plea addressed to the further maintenance of the action … Ballentine's law dictionary
ex turpi contractu actio non oritur — /eks tirpay kantrsktyuw aeksh(iy)ow non oratar/ From an immoral or iniquitous contract an action does not arise. A contract founded upon an illegal or immoral consideration cannot be enforced by action … Black's law dictionary