Latin Legal Terms

Taceo tacuitacitum

Taceo tacuitacitum – this Latin verb means: To be silent, leave unmentioned. In practice, the word relates to the legal maxim “expressum facti cessare tacitum”, which literally means “what is expressed, means what is implied to be silent”. It is adopted in the area of Law of Contracts, where provides that once a certain condition has been established with pure and straight meaning, then the presumptive meaning should not be considered at all.

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