Restitutio in integrum

Restitutio in integrum,

Definition of Restitutio in integrum:

  1. Restoration of an injured party to the situation which would have prevailed had no injury been sustained; restoration to the original or pre-contractual position.

  2. Legal doctrine that the right to rescission of a contract is lost if the contracting parties cannot be restored to their respective positions before the contract was entered into. In such cases the court instead awards damages to the injured party. Latin for, restitution to the original position.

How to use Restitutio in integrum in a sentence?

  1. The relevant principle in the law of tort is restitutio in integrum.

Meaning of Restitutio in integrum & Restitutio in integrum Definition