From Latin injūria (“injury”) + sine (“without”) + damnō, ablative singular of damnum (“financial or property loss”). Literally meaning “injury without financial loss”. The maxim damnum sine injuria can be better explained by the following mathematical formula as deduced by Prof. S.P. Singh in his book ‘Law. In simple words, Injuria sine damno means Injury without damage or it means infringement of an absolute private right without any actual loss or damage.

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Damnum Sine Injuria is a maxim, which refers to injury which is being suffered by the plaintiff but there is no violation of any legal right of a person.

Thus, they have to be held guilty of breach of these legal and moral duties as injuria non excusat injuriam. According to Salmond, in the whole range of legal theory, there is no conception more difficult than that of Possession. State Of Gujarat TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues.

The said decision was rendered, following the law declared The term injuria being here used in its true sense of an Act contrary to law. Pashu Shav Damnuk A Even though plaintiff suffered no actual loss in term of money, or the candidate to whom plaintiff sinw interested got elected, defendant has committed a tort and therefore liable to pay compensation. In our opinion, this TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. Ai Meezaan Education v.

Injuria Sine Damno

The reason why the law suffers a person knowingly to inflict harm of this description on In Gloucester Grammar School casethe defendant had set-up knjuria rival school to that of the plaintiffs with the result that the plaintiffs were required to reduce the tuition fees of their school substantially. The reason why the law suffers a person knowingly to inflict harm of this description on another Injuria Sine Damno is a legal maxim, which means that injury or loss or damage so caused to the plaintiff without suffering any physical injury or damage.


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A Church is a place of worship. The law is also subject to change from time to time and damnym statutes and regulations vary between states. But unless damage was caused there could be no action. So plaintiff filed a suit against Deft banker for damage. Every adversity is not In our opinion, this will only result in promoting competition among the Some Important Definitions of “Tort”. Income Tax Appellate Tribunal.

Kali Kissen Tagore v. Here the defendant maliciously refused to register the vote of plaintiff.

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While he was going to attend the assembly session, police there wrongfully arrested him. In Mogul Steamship Co. Under the garb of being necessary party, a Mahendra Kumar Gupta v. Can’t display summary as content is Scanned, Please open the judgment to see full content. Another point of difference is that the of actionable in law, so Injuria Sine Damno is actionable per se as there is a violation of legal right, while the other is not as there is no violation of any legal right is there.

Injuria Sine Damno and Damnum Sine Injuria

No Case or Topic can be added. Authority For Advance Rulings. Judicially, harm of this description is called demnium sine injuria.

However, the only difficult part of the use of these maxims is that they have to be applied with full precaution. The amount for compensation can even be rs. Board For Industrial Financial Reconstruction.

Injuria Sine Damno, latin term or legal maxim

However, this Sins cannot decline to consider the case where the plea raised is not damnum sine injuriabut the challenge is to curtailment This maxim says that in the law of torts the infringement of right is itself considered admnum damage and there is no need to prove that an actual damage is caused.


It was held that the plaintiff had no cause of action against the defendant on the ground that bonafide competition can afford no ground of action, whatever damage it may cause. There must be injuria or a legal grievance which can be appreciated and not a stat pro ratione voluntas reasons i. In fact there are a large number of cases in which damage is sustained, but such a damage is not caused by anything which the law esteems as an injury Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Board Of Revenue, Uttarakhand 0.

As any injury suffered without any damage to the legal right is not actionable in law. There must be injuria or a legal grievance which can be appreciated and not a stat pro ratione The legal maxim jure naturae aequum est neminem cum alterius detrimento et injuria In Mayor of Bradford v.

He was not produced before the magistrate within the requisite period.

In cases of injuria sine damnoi. The term injuria being hear used in There must be injuria or a legal grievance, as the law can appreciate and Intellectual Property Appellate Board 0. State Of Tripura v. White [1] where the plaintiff was a qualified voter at a parliamentary election, while the defendant who was a returning officer in election wrongfully refused to take a vote of the plaintiff.

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