Latin Legal Terms

Electio semel facta non patitur regressum

Electio semel facta non patitur regressum – this Latin phrase literally means: An election once made does not admit of recall. In other words, once you have voted for something, or made a concrete choice, you cannot take it back and restore things like you’ve never made it. The role is to point that people should be responsible for their own actions.
A similar expression is “electio semel facta, et placitum testatum, non patitur regressum”, which shares similar meaning – election once made, and witnessing done, can not be taken back.

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