Edictum Annuum Law and Legal Definition

Edictum annuum is a Latin term which means ‘the edict for the year’. It means the annual edict , mandate, or system of rules proclaimed by a Roman judge immediately upon assuming office. At the end of the particular year, the edictum annuum will cease to have any function making the remedies available under it ceasing to be available. The judge shall set forth in the edict the principals by which the judge will be guided in determining cases and administering justice while holding the office.