Nunc Pro Tunc Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Nunc Pro Tunc, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Nunc Pro Tunc?

It means ” now for then”. It is used to express the thing or action that should have been taken at much earlier date or time, but was oversighted or forgotten or accidently missed and is to take place now. Such judgements are passed only for it to be the basis of doing justice and with prior order from the court.It is applicable in adoption law, divorce laws, bankruptcy laws and wherever there had been mistaken or clerical ommisions which can affect the course of action of the court judgement, reverting to which can seek justice.