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de minimis non curat lex

foreign term de mi·ni·mis non cu·rat lex \dā-ˈmi-ni-ˌmēs-ˌnōn-ˌkü-ˌrät-ˈleks\

Definition of de minimis non curat lex

    :  the law takes no account of trifles


Origin of de minimis non curat lex

Latin


Law Dictionary

de minimis non curat lex

noun de minimis non cu·rat lex \-ˈnän-ˈkyu̇r-ət-ˈleks, -ˈnȯn-ˈkü-rät-\

Legal Definition of de minimis non curat lex

  1. :  the principle that the law is not concerned with insignificant or minor matters



Origin of de minimis non curat lex

New Latin, the law does not concern itself with trifles


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