Latin Legal Terms

Actio personalis moritur cum persona

Actio personalis moritur cum persona – this Latin phrase relates to the word “actio”, which means an “action or right of action”. Literally it means “a personal action dies with the person”. It is nowadays used in legal authorizations, where details that once the authorizer dies, then the given letter of authorization or power of attorney is invalided/terminated and cannot be used in the future.

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