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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He was not even presented before the magistrate within the stipulated time. In this case, the plaintiffs had been deriving water from the adjoining land of the defendant which was at a higher level.

Under common law there may be acts which, hough harmful, are not wrongful, and give no right of action to him who suffers from the effects demnum sine injuria. Intellectual Property Appellate Board. Kali Kissen Tagore v. Even if it is assumed that the action of the police was wrong in law, it gave no right to others to commit any offence injuria non excusat injuriam Consequently the appeal filed Juridically, harm of this description is called damnum sine injuriathe term injuria being Securities Appellate Tribunal 0.


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Delhi High Court 8. The meaning of the above maxim is infringement of an dqmnum private right without any actual loss or damage.

Doctrine of Res Gestae.

Injuria sine damno – SRD Law Notes

Andhra Pradesh High Court. There must be injuria or a legal grievance which can be appreciated and not a stat pro ratione valuntas reasons i. Raj Kumar Singh v. In the civil law.

Damnum Sine Injuria and Injuria Sine Damno

From To 7. Ignorantia juris non excusat. The complainant has to establish that he has been deprived of or denied of a legal right and Authority For Advance Rulings.

This term denoted any damage or injury done to persons…. Board For Industrial Financial Reconstruction. There must be injuria or a legal grievance, as the law can appreciate and Filter by Judge Name Beta.

In our opinion, this Therefore the preliminary question to be answered, before any issue of damages can arise, is whether a wrong has been committed. State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission 0. Thus, they have to be held guilty of breach of these legal and moral duties as injuria non excusat injuriam.

Though there was sufficient amount in his account, the Deft banker refused to pay plaintiff without any reason. In Gloucester Grammar School casethe defendant had set-up a rival school to that of the plaintiffs with the result that the plaintiffs were required to reduce the tuition fees of their school substantially.


Here the actual damage means physical loss in terms of money, comfort, health, etc.

Definition of INJURIA SINE DAMNUM • Law Dictionary •

It was held that the plaintiff has no cause of action as no legal right has been infringed by the other companies. Allahabad High Court There must be injuria or a legal It was observed that hurting of religious sentiments did not result in any legal injury, and also that other then the plaintiff no other person feelings inujria hurt.

Uttarakhand High Court 0. Thus ‘damnum sine injuria ‘ would apply.

Injuria Sine Damno

Volume 37 of Halsbury’s Laws of England 3rd Edn. Om Metals Consortium Pvt Ltd v. Miss Neeru Verma And Others… v. Damnum means damage in the sense of money, loss of comfort, service, health etc.

This can be better explained in the following case: As per the principle of Damnum Sine Injuriadamage resulting therefrom is not actionable.

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