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Processes » The Contentious Trial » The Ordinary Contentious Trial » Res Iudicata and Restitutio in Integrum » Res iudicata
Canon 1641. Without prejudice to the prescript of can. 1643, a *res iudicata *occurs:

1. if a second concordant sentence is rendered between the same parties over the same issue and on the same cause for petitioning;

2. if an appeal against the sentence has not been introduced within the useful time;

3. if at the appellate grade, the trial has been abated or renounced;

4. if a definitive sentence has been rendered from which there is no appeal according to the norm of can. 1629.
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