Latin Legal Terms


Ubi – this Latin word when, as soon as / wherein, whereby, whereas. In practice, the word participates in the legal maxim “confrirmation est nulla ubi donum praecedens est invalidum”, used in the area of Gifts & Wills, where it states that confirmation is a nullity where the preceding gift is invalid.
The word participates also in the legal maxim “Debet quis juri subjacere ubi delinquit”, which provides that a person, who has committed a crime or tort, should be sued per the Law, applicable in the area where the crime or tort has been committed.

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