restitutio in integrum


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restitutio in integrum

‘putting things back the way they were’, originally a remedy in Roman law allowing a party to be restored against his own deed. It has now come to be part of the process of RESCISSION of contract in English law and in Scots law. Generally, a party will be allowed to rescind only if he can effect restitutio in integrum. More broadly, representative of the principle of justice which underlies tort and delict and states the object of an award of damages for wrongdoing in so far as money can effect restoration.
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In its verdict that followed proceedings lasting about two years, the UN's top court did not accept India's contention that Jadhav was entitled to 'restitutio in integrum' (restoration to original position) and turned down its request to annul the decision of the Pakistani military court.
Convergentemente, las normas del derecho internacional de los derechos humanos determinan que en casos como este gravitan sobre los Estados tres deberes fundamentales: I) otorgar a las victimas las reparaciones materiales y honorificas a que tienen derecho de acuerdo con la formula conocida como restitutio in integrum, II) procesar y sancionar a los responsables, III) instrumentar los cambios estructurales que son indispensables a fin de garantizar la no repeticion de los ataques a la dignidad humanidad.
(4) The authors argue convincingly that the Court, in that case, failed to observe the distinction between rescission and disgorgement; their Lordships seemed to say that they were ordering an account of profits in order to bring about restitutio in integrum. (5) However, the authors are not content simply to point out the Court's category error.
In Chapter 13 ('General Principles of Restitutio in Integrum'), the authors contend that the case law reveals two 'heretical approaches' (23) in which the objective of restitutio in integrum has been abandoned in the pursuit of practical justice:
Mexico requested as a remedy the restitutio in integrum, meaning the annulment of the convictions and sentences at issue.
In fact the rationalistic and pre-scientific Aristotelianism, Lullo's hermeneutics, and the kabbalistic Neoplatonism represent different aspects of the analysis of man's status corruptionis after his original sin, and of his longing for restitutio in integrum that, although developed in different forms, always presents the memory function as one of its main active principles.
a) El regimen calderonista esta compelido a poner en marcha un amplio programa de reparaciones en favor de las victimas y sus familiares bajo la formula conocida en el derecho internacional de los derechos humanos como restitutio in integrum o restitucion total, plena e integra.
El primero, consiste en implementar un amplio programa de reparaciones en favor de las victimas y sus familiares bajo la formula conocida en el derecho internacional de los derechos humanos como restitutio in integrum --restitucion total, plena e integra--; esta no se circunscribe a las indemnizaciones de caracter economico, sino que se extiende a las reparaciones honorificas cuyo cometido es pedir perdon publicamente, desagraviar y reivindicar a los ofendidos, incluyendo el pago de compensaciones por el trastocamiento o las afectaciones al proyecto de vida.