The maxim denotes the meaning “proof overcomes presumption”.
The maxim denotes the meaning “proof overcomes presumption”. This maxim gives the effect of placing upon the opposing party the burden of establishing the nonexistence of the presumed fact, once the party invoking the presumption establishes the underlying facts giving rise to it.
‘A’ damaged 'B's property and declared that he did not do so. It is 'B', who has to prove that his property was destroyed by 'A', until then 'A's fact is considered as a real fact.
Western & Atlantic R.Co V. Henderson 279 U.S.639 (1929)
The literal meaning of the maxim is "Agreements must be kept".
The literal meaning of the maxim is "Agreements must be kept". It is the principle used in the International Law, which means "all the signatories should uphold international treaties". The rule is based upon the principle of "Good Faith". The Good faith indicates that a party cannot invoke the provisions of the domestic law as justification for a failure to perform. The only limit to the maxim is peremptory norms of general international law known as “jus cogens” which denotes the meaning “Compelling law”.
Something for something.
The legal maxim is of latin origin meaning “what for what” or “something for something”. It is the exchange of things of similar value. a valid and binding mutual consideration agreed upon by two parties in a contractual agreement commonly used as giving of one valuable thing for another. For the formation of a valid contract between two parties, who are not merchants, quid pro quo is an essential element. The presence of a quid pro quo acts as a surety which indicates the sincerity of both the parties in fulfilling the contract.
Execution of the law does no injury.
- In simple terms, this maxim simply means that when the final judgment is pronounced by the court and by doing the execution of such decree if any person suffered loss due to the punishment than he/she cannot claim damages to the court. - Any harm or damages bear by alleged party cannot be considered as the injury, Why, because no damages can be recuperate from Executio legis non habet injuriam. - Thus, the one who has been punished and suffered any loss due to such punishment than the law does not provide the benefit of such injury to wrongdoer.