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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Injuria Sine Damno

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Maxims are very useful, as with the help of this particular point of law can damnm understood clearly and precisely and also used for the proper solution of the cases. Doctrine of Res Gestae. There must be injuria In the civil law. Board For Industrial Financial Reconstruction 0.

The Common Law of England was the prevalent law being Himachal Pradesh High Court 1. Chandra Bhushan Pandey v.


Some Important Definitions of “Tort”. The law is also subject to change from time to time and legal statutes and regulations vary between states. 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. Competition Commission Of India. It is just reverse to the maxim damnum sine injuria.

Under common law there may be acts which, hough harmful, are not wrongful, and give no right of sien to him who suffers from the effects demnum sine injuria. 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 ibjuria non excusat injuriam In other words, when a party set up a rival business enterprise then the one already The said grievance would still be in the realm of damnum sine injuria as indicated in Jasbhai Motibhai Desai case by this Court.

Meghalaya High Court 1. He was not produced before the magistrate within the requisite period.

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There must be injuria or a legal grievance, as the law can appreciate and Appellate Damnym For Forfeited Property 0. It would be a case of damnum sine injuria. Compensation is no ground of action even though monetary loss in caused if no legal right is violated of anybody. From To 7. Chamiyar TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues.


Juridically, harm of this description is called damnum sine injuriathe term injuria being here used in its true sense of an act contrary to Therefore, damages received by the aggrieved party is because of some kind of loss is being suffered, and hence the amount for damages are determined just to compensate the victim.

Another leading case is of Bhim Singh vs. Lal Mullick, 5 C. Pallavan Transport Corporation Ltd v. Here the actual damage means physical loss in terms of money, comfort, health, etc. In short, Injuria injufia damno means Injury without damage or it means infringement of an absolute private right without any actual loss or damage. Competition Appellate Tribunal 0. The complainant has to establish that he has Tripura High Court 0.