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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Nair Service Society TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. 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. Damage without injury is not actionable.

Can’t display summary as content is Scanned, Please open the judgment to see full content. Thus ‘damnum sine injuria ‘ would apply. Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission. Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunal. The term injuria being here used in its true sense of an Act contrary to law. Supreme Court Of India. Uttarakhand High Court 0. Lady Dinbai Petit And Others v. There was also violation of fundamental right to personal liberty guaranteed under article 21 of India constitution.

In our opinion, this will only result in promoting As contended by the learned counsel it is damnum sine injuriadamage without infringement of legal right, setting However, the only difficult part of the use of these maxims is that they have to be applied with full precaution.


Assam High Court 0. Ravi Yashwant Bhoir v. Judicially, harm of this description is called demnium sine injuria.


Under the garb of being necessary party, a The harm of this description caused by a person Hill 11 Hen, 4 of 47, p. If the plaintiff has suffered no harm and yet the wrongful act is actionable, nominal damages may be awarded.

Click to upgrade Your Package to have this feature. Damnum Sine Injuria, the literal meaning of the word refers to loss or damage in terms of money, property or any physical loss without the infringement of any legal right. Even though plaintiff suffered no actual loss in term of money, or the candidate to whom plaintiff was interested got elected, defendant has committed a tort and therefore liable to pay compensation. National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission 0.

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Injuria Sine Damno and Damnum Sine Injuria

This maxim is well explained in the case Ashby vs. Narsi Dhanji And Others…Defendants.

Appellate Tribunal For Forfeited Property 0. Compensation is no ground of action even though monetary loss in caused if no legal right is violated of anybody. In Mayor of Bradford v.

Chamiyar TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. The Common Law of England was the prevalent law being The complainant has to establish that he has been deprived of or denied damnuj a legal right and District Collector TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues. Though there was sufficient amount in his account, the Deft banker refused to pay plaintiff without any reason.

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A carrier must surely be deemed to have contracted with the passenger whom he undertakes to carry on a motor bus that he will While adverting to the merits of the case, the entire As due to an increase of competition the plaintiff has to reduce their fees from 40 pence to 12 pence per scholar per quarter. White sien 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.

Yet it is important, nay, essential to remember, that the mere conspiracy per se, the agreement It is also contended that the conditions of proviso b The defendant was held liable, even though his actions did not cause any damage. Volume 37 of Halsbury’s Laws of England 3rd Edn. Injuria sine damno does not give rise to an actionable claim. Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Ganesh Chandra Dmnum v. Shree Nilakantha Filling Station Another v. Juridically, harm of this description is called demnum sine injuriathe term injuria being here used in its true The complainant has to establish that he has been deprived of or There must be injuria or a legal grievance which can be appreciated and not a Under Article TM to find other cases containing similar facts and legal issues.