condictio

condictio

in Roman law, the action for debt - to have the defender make over something that belonged to the defender. It became a more general claim, many instances being enrichment actions.
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able to find a magistrate to issue a legal order, a condictio ex lege,
This is particularly important in terms of the lack of overlap between the condictio indebiti and condictio causa data causa non secuta.