nunc pro tunc

ˈnəŋk-ˌprō-ˈtəŋk, ˈnu̇ŋk-ˌprō-ˈtu̇ŋk
: now for then
used in reference to a judicial or procedural act that corrects an omission in the record, has effect as of an earlier date, or takes place after a deadline has expired
a nunc pro tunc order
permitted to file the petition nunc pro tunc

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“Nunc pro tunc.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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