nunc pro tunc

nunc pro tunc
Latin for "now for then" this refers to changing back to an earlier date of an order, judgment or filing of a document. Such a retroactive re-dating requires a court order which can be obtained by a showing that the earlier date would have been legal, and there was error, accidental omission or neglect which had caused a problem or inconvenience which can be cured (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms)

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  • nunc pro tunc — / nəŋk ˌprō təŋk, nu̇ŋk ˌprō tu̇ŋk/ [New Latin]: now for then used in reference to a judicial or procedural act that corrects an omission in the record, has effect as of an earlier date, or takes place after a deadline has expired a nunc pro tunc …   Law dictionary

  • Nunc pro tunc — is a Latin expression in common legal use in the English language. It means Now for then. In general, a court ruling nunc pro tunc applies retroactively to correct an earlier ruling. Contents 1 Definition 1.1 Corporate application 1.2 IRS… …   Wikipedia

  • nunc pro tunc — /nank prow tank/ Now for then. A phrase applied to acts allowed to be done after the time when they should be done, with a retroactive effect, i.e., with the same effect as if regularly done. Nunc pro tune entry is an entry made now of something… …   Black's law dictionary

  • nunc pro tunc — |nu̇ŋkˌprōˈtu̇ŋk Etymology: New Latin : now for then used of a legal entry, judgment, or decree made currently to have effect as of an earlier date when it ought to have been made, done, or recorded …   Useful english dictionary

  • nunc pro tunc — noun a) now for then b) a term indicating a retroactive act of the court …   Wiktionary

  • nunc pro tunc — Literally, now for then …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nunc pro tunc entry — See nunc pro tunc judgment; nunc pro tunc order …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nunc pro tunc amendment — An amendment or correction given retroactive effect by court order. Thus, a defective jurat of an affidavit may be amended nunc pro tunc by leave of court. Beach v Averett, 106 Ga 73, 31 SE 806 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nunc pro tunc decree — A decree in equity comparable to a nunc pro tunc judgment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nunc pro tunc filing — The filing of a claim in bankruptcy after the expiration of the statutory period for filing claims. 9 Am J2d Bankr § 450. The filing of a pleading to take effect as of an earlier time. Galatis v Galatis (CA5 Fla) 55 F2d 571 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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