NISI MALITIA SUPPLEAT AETATEM
nisi malitia suppleat aetatem (nI-sI m<<schwa>>-lish-ee-<<schwa>> s<<schwa>>p-lee-at ee-tay-t<<schwa>>m). [Latin] Roman & Scots law. Unless malice supplies want of age. • A child under the age of puberty was presumed to lack the necessary intent to commit a crime unless an evil intent was specifically shown.
[Blacks Law 8th]