Non Refert Quid Notum Sit Judici Si Notum Non Sit in Forma Judicii

Non Refert Quid Notum Sit Judici Si Notum Non Sit in Forma Judicii

Literal Meaning

It matters not what is known to the judge if it is not known judicially.

Origin

This is an old maxim which is used in modern times. This maxim has been interpreted by many jurist in different cases and precedents.

Explanation

Non-refert Quid Notum Sit Judici, si Notum Non Sit in Forma judicii is a legal maxim, used in India, with the following meaning: It matters not what is known to the judge, if it be known judicially. No Judge should import his private knowledge of the facts into a case. 

Edited by Vigneshwar Ramasubramania

Approved & Published – Sakshi Raje

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