Per Modum Exceptionis Law and Legal Definition

Per modum exceptionis is a Latin term which means "by way of exception". In law exceptions are used to claim exemption from obligations. They are used as defenses also. Parties to a contract can also seek exception as defense. Exceptions play a vital role in fixing the liabilities on parties. It may sound beneficial for one who claims himself entitiled for them. Soundness of mind age capacity etc. are mainly used as defenses in fixing penal liability in criminal laws. Contractual obligations will be rendered useless by exercising exceptions by the defaulting parties like in the case of nationality, capacity, soundness of mind, executability etc.