Casus omissus
Casus Ca"sus, n. [L.] An event; an occurrence; an occasion; a combination of circumstances; a case; an act of God. See the Note under {Accident}. [1913 Webster]

{Casus belli}, an event or combination of events which is a cause war, or may be alleged as a justification of war.

{Casus fortuitus}, an accident against which due prudence could not have provided. See {Act of God}, under {Act}.

{Casus omissus}, a case not provided for by the statute. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • casus omissus — ca·sus omis·sus / kā səs ə mi səs, kä su̇s ō mi su̇s/ n [New Latin]: a situation omitted from or not provided for by statute or regulation and therefore governed by the common law Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. casus… …   Law dictionary

  • casus omissus — A case omitted. Where a statute attempts to cover a subject and a case arises which the statute should have provided for, the case is sometimes spoken of as it casus omissus. See 2 Bl Comm 260 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • casus omissus — /keysas amisas/ A case omitted; an event or contingency for which no provision is made; particularly a case not provided for by the statute on the general subject, and which is therefore left to be governed by the common law …   Black's law dictionary

  • casus omissus — /keysas amisas/ A case omitted; an event or contingency for which no provision is made; particularly a case not provided for by the statute on the general subject, and which is therefore left to be governed by the common law …   Black's law dictionary

  • casus omissus — …   Useful english dictionary

  • casus omissus et oblivioni datus dispositioni juris communis relinquitur — /keysas amisas et abliviyownay deytas dispazishiyownay jiiras kamyiiwnas ralirjkwatar/ A case omitted and given to oblivion (forgotten) is left to the disposal of the common law. A particular case, left unprovided for by statute, must be disposed …   Black's law dictionary

  • casus omissus pro omisso habendus est — /keysas amisas prow amisow habendas est/ A case omitted is to be held as (intentionally) omitted …   Black's law dictionary

  • casus omissus et oblivioni datus dispositioni juris communis relinquitur — /keysas amisas et abliviyownay deytas dispazishiyownay jiiras kamyiiwnas ralirjkwatar/ A case omitted and given to oblivion (forgotten) is left to the disposal of the common law. A particular case, left unprovided for by statute, must be disposed …   Black's law dictionary

  • casus omissus pro omisso habendus est — /keysas amisas prow amisow habendas est/ A case omitted is to be held as (intentionally) omitted …   Black's law dictionary

  • Casus omissus et oblivioni datus dispositioni communis juris relinquitur — An omitted and forgotten case is left to the disposal of the common law. See Broom s Legal Maxims 40 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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