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civil liability

n. potential responsibility for payment of damages or other court-enforcement in a lawsuit, as distinguished from criminal liability, which means open to punishment for a crime.

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he Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010 is a highly debated and controversial bill passed by both houses of parliament.
The Supreme Court has already paid attention to the fact that the laws do not presume the damage caused by the unlawful acts of managers and its participants; the unlawful acts of the company's governing bodies solely are not sufficient for the emergence of their civil liability.
On the other hand, several EU member states already maintain some kind of system of civil liability limitation.
Indeed, only a month after the governor signed the Civil Liability Bill, NBC ran an episode of "L.
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This Law was drafted in accordance with the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage as amended by the 1997 Protocol, which the UAE acceded to in August 2012,' said Hamad Al Kaabi.
The International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage 1992 is based on the principle of "strict liability".
Last year, the Council of Europe did approve a "Convention on Civil Liability for Damage Resulting From Activities Dangerous to the Environment" that introduced a strict liability regime for pollution and environmental impairment damage.
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.
Compulsory insurance of civil liability entity engaged in medical activities;2.
Next, in chapters reviewing the relevant statutory and case material, he discusses the evolution and restriction of prisoner rights, civil liability and Section 1983 actions for violations of constitutional rights, deliberate indifference and medical care, civil liability and the use of force, civil liability for claims of failure to protect and for prison conditions, liability and wrongful custodial deaths, liability issues surrounding searches and segregation, correctional supervisor liability, and civil liability and the impact on corrections.
28] The decision clearly elevates the warning requirements of Miranda to Constitutional proportions; the single most significant practical impact of which is potential civil liability of individual law enforcement officers and their departments resulting from intentional violations of the warning requirements mandated in Miranda.