Ad quod damnum


Ad quod damnum
Lit. 'at what damage?' The phrase was used of inquisitions undertaken to discover what damage or loss of revenue the king might incur in a district or town if he granted a market licence.

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  • ad quod damnum — /aed kwo(d) damnam/ The name of a writ formerly issuing from the English chancery, commanding the sheriff to make inquiry to what damage a specified act, if done, will tend. It is a writ which ought to be sued before the king grants certain… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ad quod damnum — /aed kwo(d) damnam/ The name of a writ formerly issuing from the English chancery, commanding the sheriff to make inquiry to what damage a specified act, if done, will tend. It is a writ which ought to be sued before the king grants certain… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Ad quod damnum — or ad damnum is a Latin phrase meaning According to the harm or appropriate to the harm. It is used in tort law as a measure of damage inflicted, and implying a remedy, if one exists, ought to correspond specifically and only to the damage… …   Wikipedia

  • ad quod damnum — At what loss …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ad quod damnum — ˌadˌkwädˈdamnəm, ˌädˌkwȯdˈdämˌnu̇m Etymology: Latin, to what damage : a writ issued in proceedings (as of condemnation) to assess damages for land seized for public use …   Useful english dictionary

  • writ of ad quod damnum — /rid sv sd kwod dsemnam/ See ad quod damnum …   Black's law dictionary

  • Quod — The word quod can refer to the following:* The Quod , a contemporary nickname for the English Quota System during the Napoleonic Wars * a quod , the main playing item in the fictional sport of Quodpot in the Harry Potter universeThe word is also… …   Wikipedia

  • damnum — A species of loss. See ad quod damnum; damage …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Damnum — (lat., Rechtsw.), 1) jeder Nachtheil, daher Damna secundarum nuptiarum (Poenae secund. nupt.), die Nachtheile der zweiten Ehe; 2) bes. Schaden am Vermögen, bestehend entweder in Verringerung schon erworbenen, vorhandenen Vermögens (D. positivum,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • damnum fatale — /daemnam fateyliy/ Fatal damage; damage from fate; loss happening from a cause beyond human control (quod ex fato contingit), or an act of God, for which bailees are not liable; such as shipwreck, lightning, and the like. The civilians included… …   Black's law dictionary


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