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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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Raspado was sentenced to six months imprisonment and a P5,000 fine on top of a P360,000 civil liability to be paid jointly with Ngo.
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.
The scope of the recommendation is relatively narrow; it only concerns the civil liability of auditors and audit firms in entities admitted to trading on a regulated market in a European Union member state.
Other amendments provide for member states to become party to two other international conventions on civil liability and insurance: the 2001 International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (the Bunkers Convention) and the 1996 Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea (the HNS Convention).
Initial issues include articles and stories on such topics as: civil liability for police pursuit driving, grooming and appearance rules for public safety workers, including jewelry, cosmetics and religious headwear, civil liability for prisoner suicide, civil liability for use of police dogs, access to courts and legal information, police liability for excessive force, illegal search and seizure and investigative detention, habeas corpus petitions, liability for prisoner illnesses acquired while incarcerated, use of security housing units, and liability for prison violence.
People who use the services of unlicensed contractors expose themselves to civil liability under their homeowners' policies if contractors or their employees are injured on the job.
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.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Nuclear Energy Agency (OECD/NEA) has announced that Slovenia has signed up to the Paris Convention on civil liability in the nuclear energy sector.
The court also ruled that a Puerto Rico statute that shielded government physicians from civil liability for medical malpractice suits was preempted.
Failure to do so could result in civil liability including actual damages.
Under the Truth in Lending Act, civil liability and statutory penalties of up to $1,000 per loan (and up to $500,000 in class actions) apply to certain violations of the disclosure require ments.
By contrast, German law has taken a rather restrictive view of the independent auditor's civil liability.
For years these groups had fought over the state's civil liability laws.