ab assuetis non fit injuria
- The violation of a legal right is not affected by acquiescence.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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ab assuetis non fit injuria — /aeb aswiytas non fit injuriya/ From things to which one is accustomed (or in which there has been long acquiescence) no legal injury or wrong arises. If a person neglects to insist on his right, he is deemed to have abandoned it … Black's law dictionary
injury — in·ju·ry n pl ries [Latin injuria, from injurus injurious, from in not + jur jus right] 1: an act that wrongs or harms another; specif: a violation of a legally protected interest (as the physical or mental well being, property, reputation, or… … Law dictionary
waiver — waiv·er / wā vər/ n [Anglo French, from waiver to waive]: the act of intentionally or knowingly relinquishing or abandoning a known right, claim, or privilege; also: the legal instrument evidencing such an act compare estoppel, forfeiture ◇ Acts… … Law dictionary