Nemo dat quod non habet means “no one gives what he doesn’t have”

“Nemo plus iuris ad alium transferre potest quam ipse habet” rule, which means “one cannot transfer more rights than he has” Supreme Court of India in The Morvi Mercantile Bank Ltd. And … vs Union Of India, Through The [ 1965 AIR 1954 ]   To the general rule expressed by the Maxim nemo dat quod non habet (no one can convey a better title than what he had), … Continue reading Nemo dat quod non habet means “no one gives what he doesn’t have”

LEGAL MAXIMS FOR CRIMINAL COURT

Law Library Accessorium non ducit sed sequitur suum principale – An accessory does not draw, but follows its principal. Accessorius sequitur – One who is an accessory to the crime cannot be guilty of a more serious crime than the principal offender. Acta exteriora iudicant interiora secreta – Outward acts indicate the inward intent. Actio non datur non damnificato – An action is not given to one who is … Continue reading LEGAL MAXIMS FOR CRIMINAL COURT