Latin Legal Terms


Edico – this Latin verb literally means to announce, to declare something to the people so they can get informed about it. Its legal meaning is proclaim, enact a legislation.
In the legal practice, the term finds application in the Parliamentary Law, where for example a country may declare its own independence. This is usually how a country is born.
This legal term has also usage in the Court practice, where courts usually announce their decisions to the public.

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