No one can do through another what he cannot do himself.
Nemo Potest Facere Per Alium, Quod Per Se Non Potest,
Nemo No One,
Potest Can Is Able
Facere To Do, Make
Per Through, By
Quod (That) Which What
Se Himself/Herself, Oneself
Potest Can, Is Able
Case Reference:- Dda vs Narain Dass Moorpani
The counsel for the Union of India has relied upon a number of judgments mentioned as under
Manohar Lal Sharma Versus Principal Secretary & Others, (2014) 9 Supreme Court Cases 516. By relying upon this judgment, the council has stressed upon one doctrine which means that, “Doctrine and Maxims Quando aliquid prohibetur ex directo, prohibit et per obliguum Nemo potest facere per oblique quod non potest facere per directum Where a statute requires that a certain thing must be done only in a certain way, the thing must be done in that way or not at all Other methods or performance are necessarily for bidden.