novi operis nuntiatio (noh-vIahp-<<schwa>>-ris n<<schwa>>n-shee-ay-shee-oh). [Latin “new work protest”] Roman law. A protest against an opus novum (“new work”). • A person whose rights were impaired by the building of a new structure could protest to the praetor. The praetor could order the builder to give the protestor a security against any loss caused by the construction (edictum de novi operis nuntiatione). If the builder refused, the praetor could prohibit further construction with a prohibitory interdict (interdictum de novi operis nuntiatione). — Also written operis novi nuntiatio. Cf. JACTUS LAPILLI.

[Blacks Law 8th]