Definition of restitutio in integrum in English:
noun[mass noun] Law
Restoration of an injured party to the situation which would have prevailed had no injury been sustained; restoration to the original or pre-contractual position.
- The relevant principle in the law of tort is restitutio in integrum.
- They demand a return to the status quo ante and restitutio in integrum as those matters are understood at common law.
- The question would therefore arise whether, in view of the part performance of the Agreements, restitutio in integrum was possible.
Latin, literally 'restoration to the whole (i.e. uninjured) state'.