-> ACTIO NON
ACTIO NON, pleading. After stating the appearance and defence, special pleas begin with this allegation, "that the said plaintiff ought not to have ormaintain his aforesaid action thereof against him," actio non habere debet.This is technically termed the actio non. 1 Ch. Plead. 531 2 Ch. Plead.421; Steph. Plead. 394.