Apud Acta Law and Legal Definition

Apud Acta is a Latin term, meaning among the recorded acts. In Civil and Roman law, apud acta means among the judicial proceedings recorded in writing . The term refers to appeals taken orally in the presence of a judge.

The following is an example of a case law referring to the term:

Where there are neither rules of court nor statutes to govern, an appeal must be taken during the sitting of the court granting the decree, or at least apud acta, i. e. among the things done at the time of sentence. [Zephyr v. Brown, 2 Wash. Terr. 44 (Wash. 1880)].