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QUOD NOTA Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Which note; which mark. A reporter’s note in the old books, directing attention to a point or rule. Dyer, 23. Quod nullius esse potest id ut alicu- jus fieret nulla obligatio valet efiicere. No agreement can avail to make that the property of any one which cannot he acquired as property. Dig. 50, 17, 182. Quod nullius est, est domini regis. That which is the property of nobody belongs to our lord the king. Fleta, lib. 1, c. 3; Broom, Max. 354. Quod nullius est, id ratione natural! occupant! conceditur. That which is the property of no one is, by natural reason, given to the [first] occupant. Dig. 41, 1, 3; Inst. 2, 1, 12. Adopted in the common law. 2 Bl. Comm. 258. Quod nullum est, nullum producit ef- fectnm. That which is null produces no effect Tray. Max. 519. QUOD OMNES TANGIT 986


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