causa causans meaning

  "causa causans" in a sentence
/kowˈzanz/ noun (law)
1. The immediate cause
2. The cause giving rise to liability

[Latin] The effective cause. See CAUSATION.


  1. The situation was further inflamed by the publication of a memorandum on future prospects in the war by Lord Crewe going so far as to suggest that the Lansdowne Memorandum was the " veritable " causa causans " of the final break-up ".
  2. Likewise, the agent is entitled to commission where the transaction was completed by another person, but the agent performed the acts that were the efficient cause, or causa causans, of the transaction, although not, of course, if the agent s services were not the efficient cause of the transaction.

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