The stated aim of creating conditions for a deal is de minimis.
Outlying brethren in Transsilvania or at Saratof again come under the rule "de minimis non curat lex."
But all these drawbacks were met in the true picnic spirit, which de minimis non curat so long as there is something to eat.
de minimis non curat lex, especially when there is a plea to be advanced, or a charge to be defended.
The lawyer's maxim, 'de minimis lex non curat,' he used to say, never truly applies to science.
And this application of the principle of de minimis non curat lex was affirmed by the House of Lords in 1878.
de minimis non curat lex—The law takes no notice of trifles.
de minimis non curat lex is a maxim of judicial procedure which in spirit applies to proposals for legislation.
so small or minimal in difference that it does not matter or the law does not take it into consideration
Latin 'of minimum importance, trifling'
Latin, literally "of little things," thus, "so minor as to not be worth regarding."