Equity looks upon that as done which ought to have been done

Definition of Equity looks upon that as done which ought to have been done

Equity will treat the subject matter, as to collateral consequences and incidents, in the same manner as if the final acts contemplated by the parties had been executed exactly as they ought to have been; not as the parties might have executed them.

That's the definition of Equity looks upon that as done which ought to have been done in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of Cekhukum.com.