ab assuetis non fit injuria


ab assuetis non fit injuria
/aeb aswiytas non fit injuriya/
From things to which one is accustomed (or in which there has been long acquiescence) no legal injury or wrong arises. If a person neglects to insist on his right, he is deemed to have abandoned it

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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