Definition of Pactum
1. a pact [n PACTA] - See also: pact
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pactum
pactum (current term)
pactum de non petendo
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Literary usage of Pactum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1823)
"Nudum pactum. The mere promise to "pay CH. 1. ihe debt of another," " without any consideration at all, is nu- Art. 4. dum pactum ;" and a father's note to ..."
2. The Scots Digest of Scots Appeals in the House of Lords from 1707 and of the by Robert Candlish Henderson, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1908)
"pactum illicitum — Contract between Commissioners and One of their Number—Stat 3 ... pactum illicitum — Immoral Consideration for Part of Bill of Exchange- ..."
3. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1915)
"The greater number of subsequent writers analyze the "pactum." Hobbes denies its existence and after him, Rousseau. * Cf. Hobbes, Spinoza, Bodin, ..."
4. Modern French Legal Philosophy by Alfred Fouillée, Alfred Jules Emile Fouillee (1916)
"... majority stop at the right of revolt, and the greater part of this majority authorize only measures of collective resistance. Previously to .the "pactum ..."
5. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"A bargaining or agreeing of which pactum (the agreement itself) was the result. Calvin. It Is used, however, as the synonym of "pactum." FACTIONAL. ..."
6. Commentaries Upon International Law by Robert Phillimore, Reginald James Mure (1889)
"pactum, or nudum pactum (I), generated ,a naturalis obli- ... (1) Vide post, further observations as to pactum generally. (m) This distinction of naturalis ..."
7. Commentaries on the Law of Contracts: Being a Consideration of the Nature ...by William Frederick Elliott by William Frederick Elliott (1913)
"Thus, a gratuitous promise by the payee of a note to the surety thereon to sue forthwith, not founded upon any new consideration, is a mere nudum pactum.50 ..."
8. The Practice in Courts of Justice in England and the United States by Conway Robinson (1855)
"Of nudum pactum. Lord Mansfield's opinion as to the effect of writing. The expression, nudum pactum, came from the civil law. ..."