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Sources of a legal action can be ‘ex contractu’ or ‘ex delicto’.
Actions arising from a breach of promise laid down in a contract are ex contractu, whereas actions arising form a breach of duty are ex delicto.
‘Ex contractu’ is a Latin phrase meaning ‘from a contract’.
‘Ex delicto’ is a latin phrase , meaning ‘from a wrong’, ‘from a transgression’ or ‘from an offense’ and refers to an action a legal action for a breach of a duty, arising out of a tort, independent of contract.
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