liability

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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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A sufficient deterrent is fundamental to the enforcement of an effective anti-doping regime in any sport and therefore it is of vital importance that the principle of strict liability is backed up with appropriate penalties.
The push from Hampden for strict liability is a bid to claw back power they lost the minute clubs turned up at disciplinary hearings with QCs to ride a legal coach and horses through their rules.
6) This was not, however, per se strict liability in the traditional sense of that term as in the case of harm resulting from the keeping of dangerous animals or other abnormally dangerous activities in which liability for the resulting harm is automatic.
First, it discusses the choice between strict liability and negligence in the area of product safety (issue 1).
The purpose of this article is to characterize the choice among the various liability rules (no liability, strict liability, and negligence) in the presence of this trade-off.
One might assume that strict liability offenses are rarely found in
It explains the nature of tortious liability, negligence, occupier's liability, nuisance, strict liability, trespass to land and the person, torts concerning goods and reputation, employment-related torts, and remedies and limitation periods.
CFS has filed suit claiming negligence, strict liability, and public nuisance--all of which are tort theories.
What we're trying to do is get our members to consider the concept of strict liability, which is very similar to how UEFA approach things.
I argue, in Part IV, that the simple strict liability rule that applies in manufacturing defect cases--i.
This category is known as the strict liability offence, and it gives rise to the due diligence defence.
The doctrine of strict liability was embraced by the Supreme Court of Canada in R v Sault Ste Marie, a case that was decided before the Charter of Rights and Freedoms came into force.
The MPC movement sought to increase the role of culpability as a prerequisite for liability by presumptively requiring proof of mens tea for every element of criminal offenses--a policy that rejected longstanding use of strict liability for significant offense elements.
Thus, workers' compensation systems are based on the principle of strict liability, where workers are entitled to compensation regardless of fault on the part of the employer.