Ad proximum antecedens fiat relatio, nisi impediatur sententia

Reference should be made to the matter next preceding, unless the meaning is thereby destroyed.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ad proximum antecedens fiat relatio nisi impediatur sententia — /aed proksamam abntasiydenz fayaet raleysh(iy)ow naysay impiydiyeytar sentensh(iy)a/ Relative words refer to the nearest antecedent, unless it be prevented by the context. Brown v. Brown, Del., 3 Terry 157, 29 A.2d 149, 153 …   Black's law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.