actio non

/aekshiyow non/ In the common law pleading, the Latin name of that part of a special plea which follows next after the statement of appearance and defense, and declares that the plaintiff "ought not to have or maintain his aforesaid action thereof against" the defendant (in Latin, actionem non habere debet)

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • actio non — n. (Latin) No action; a pleading of nonperformance; a nonsuit. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • actio non — A statement in a special plea that the plaintiff has no action …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • actio non datur non damnificato — /aekshiyow non deytar non daemnafakeytow/ An action is not given to one who is not injured …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio non accrevit infra sex annos — /aekshiyow non akriyvat infra seks aenows/ The name of the plea of the statute of limitations, when the defendant alleges that the plaintiffs action has not accrued within six years …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea — /aekshiyow non feysst riyam, naysay menz sit riya/ An act does not make one guilty, unless the intention be bad …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio non ulterius — /aekshiyow non altiriyas/ In English pleading, a name given to the distinctive clause in the plea to the further maintenance of the action, introduced in place of the plea puis darrein continuance; the averment being that the plaintiff ought not… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Actio non datur non damnificato — No action is given to a person who is not injured …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Actio non accrevit infra sex annos — The plea that the action has not accrued within six years …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Actio non ulterius — A plea addressed to the further maintenance of the action …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ex turpi contractu actio non oritur — /eks tirpay kantrsktyuw aeksh(iy)ow non oratar/ From an immoral or iniquitous contract an action does not arise. A contract founded upon an illegal or immoral consideration cannot be enforced by action …   Black's law dictionary

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