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doli capax

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Pronunciation: /ˌdɒlɪ ˈkapaks
 
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Definition of doli capax in English:

adjective

Law
Deemed capable of forming the intent to commit a crime or tort, especially by reason of age (ten years old or older).
Example sentences
  • The only question then was whether the boy was doli capax or not.
  • We object to Option D because the burden of rebutting the presumption of doli capax rests with the defence.

Origin

Latin, 'capable of evil'.

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