functus officio
func·tus of·fi·cio /'fəŋk-təs-ə-'fi-shē-ō, 'fu̇ŋk-tu̇s-ȯ-'fē-kē-ō/ adj [Latin, having performed his duty, having served its purpose]: of no further official authority or legal effect
the warrant... had been returned and was functus officioCady v. Dombrowski, 413 U.S. 433 (1973)
once an arbitrator makes an award she is functus officio
— used esp. of an officer who is no longer in office or of an instrument that has fulfilled its purpose

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

functus officio
index defeasible

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


functus officio
'of no further legal effect', so it can be said that after sentencing the criminal the court is functus.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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