Ex Pacto Illicito Non Oritur Actio Law and Legal Definition

Ex Pacto Illicito Non Oritur Actio is a Latin maxim which means that “From an illicit contract no action arises”. A right does not arise from an unlawful act. A right to file an action does not arise upon an unlawful agreement. To render an agreement valid, it should comply with the requisites of a valid contract.