nobile officium

noun
nob·​i·​le of·​fi·​ci·​um | \ ˈnäbəlēəˈfishēəm \

Definition of nobile officium

Scots law
: the equitable discretion of the Court of Sessions to afford relief in cases where none is possible at law

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Latin, noble office

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“Nobile officium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nobile%20officium. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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