per incuriam
'by mistake'. If it is held that a precedent in point and binding was decided per incuriam, then the strict rule of stare decisis does not apply, so the case does not have to be applied. Clearly, the mistake in the earlier case must be very plain: Morelle v. Wakeling [1955] 2 QB 379.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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