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TRANSLATITIUM EDICTUM Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat In Roman law. The praetor, on his accession to ollice, did not usually publish an entirely new edict, but retained the whole or a part of that promulgated by bis predecessor, as being of an approved or permanently useful character. The portion thus repeated or handed down from year to year was called the “edictum translatitium.” See Mackeld Rom. Law,


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