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LAW AND JUSTICE > LAW > NEGLIGENCE (LAW)

Preferred term

NEGLIGENCE (LAW)  

Definition

  • AN ACT OR OMISSION BY WHICH THE PARTY RESPONSIBLE BREACHES THE DUTY OF CARE WHICH IT SHOULD (AND COULD) HAVE DISCHARGED.

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Scope note

  • DO NOT CONFUSE WITH THE TERM 'CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE'.

History note

  • DEFINITION ADDED MARCH 2009, DEFINITION EDITED MARCH 2019

Identifier

  • urn:ddi:int.cessda.elsst:83b71378-d4db-4e25-90ba-8db624b0b27d:3

Date issued

  • 2022-09-20

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https://elsst.cessda.eu/id/3/83b71378-d4db-4e25-90ba-8db624b0b27d

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