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NUNQUAM INDEBITATUS Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. Never indebted. The name of a plea in an action of indebitatus assumpsit, by which the defendant alleges that he is not indebted to the plaintiff. Nunquam nimis dicitur quod nunquam satis dicitur. What is never sufficiently said is never said too much. Co. Litt. 375. Nunquam praescribitur in falso. There Is never a prescription in case of falsehood or forgery. A maxim in Scotch law. Bell. Nnnqnam res humanae prospere sue- cedunt ubi negliguntur divinac. Co. Litt 15. Human things never prosper where divine things are neglected.


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