“The person who consents cannot complain.”
It is a Latin maxim, which means that the person who voluntarily gives consent for any harm to suffer would not be liable to claim any damages for the same. This consent could be used as a good defence against the plaintiff. Hence, the person who himself waived or abandoned his right voluntarily, cannot have any claim over it.
If a person, who went in a cricket stadium to watch a match, gets accidentally hurt by the ball. He cannot claim any damages from the authorities as buying the ticket gives his consent for any harm if suffered.
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.
The meaning is ‘he who acts through another, acts himself”.
The meaning is ‘he who acts through another, acts himself”. It is the fundamental legal maxim of “Law of Agency”. It is the authorized act of an agent and is equated to the principal's actions. It often describes the liability of an employer for the act of employee in terms of vicarious liability.
Action is not given to one who is not injured
Actio Non Datur Non Damnificato is a Latin maxim, which states that an action is not given to one who is not injured. It means that a person who has not suffered any damage will not have a cause of action. It is only applicable to the cases where damage is necessary as a cause of action. It is a legal maxim, which governs the branch of law, which deals with the rights of subjects to maintain actions at law