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Synonyms for liability

Synonyms for liability

a condition of owing something to another

the condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious

something, such as money, owed by one person to another

Synonyms for liability

the state of being legally obliged and responsible

the quality of being something that holds you back

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The law defines the financial security that the nuclear operator must maintain and elaborates upon the implementation of international obligations in relation to Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage.
The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010 has come under the Supreme Court's scanner after a PIL was filed by Common Cause NGO, challenging the provision which puts a cap on the liability of a nuclear power plant operator at Rs.
Having stated that, namely, civil liability may be applied to the manager of the joint-stock company, it must be stated as well that in order to apply civil liability to the manager it is necessary to determine all conditions of its application--unlawful acts, damage (losses), causality and guilt.
Instead, the Commission recommends that each member state should take measures to limit liability according to its own preferred method, while simultaneously stating that any limitation of civil liability should not prevent parties from being fairly compensated.
Section 271 of the Act contains the provisions relating to civil liability for failure to comply with the requirements of the act and this part; Section 271 is repealed effective September 30, 2001.
One solution, of course, is to adopt the German approach, which takes a rather restrictive view of the independent auditor's civil liability.
But in the history of special interest politics, the California Civil Liability Reform Act breaks new ground.
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Summary: His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, has issued Federal Law by Decree No 4 of 2012, Concerning Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage.
As demanded by the bills, the Parliament allowed the Iranian government to join the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) and Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage.
Providing general information on the civil liability process as it affects police and correctional institutions, this text uses Supreme Court and lower court decisions to illustrate how different cases have been applied in criminal justice agencies.
Food and drink manufacturers, distributors and sellers gain protection from civil liability related to consumption of such products as long as the product was in compliance with all the applicable rules and laws.
The book contains a list of 10 commandments that pertain to the personal and professional conduct of executives along with a number of ways to minimize personal civil liability, including those areas of prime potential for lawsuits.
In addition to facing huge civil liability in the Whipple case, the dogs' owners, Marjorie Knoller, 46, and her husband, Robert Noel, 60, were convicted of manslaughter.
Designed as a traditional Restatement, even though there is no previous Restatement of this subject, the set addresses the formation of the client-lawyer relationship and issues involving the civil liability of lawyers, including the remedies of malpractice liability.