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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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Ngo was fined P5,000 for each count with additional civil liability of P360,000 for each case.
Skripova presents students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a variety of contexts with an investigation of the civil liability penalties imposed on securities underwriters from the perspective of deterrence to material misstatements of corporate information by securities issuers.
The UAE issued its Federal Law on Nuclear Liability in 2012 to regulate the provisions and determine the scope of civil liability and compensation for the damage that could occur as a result of a nuclear accident.
The proposed draft law is to regulate relations in the field of compulsory insurance of civil liability of the carrier.
The ECJ found that the obligation to provide insurance cover against civil liability caused to third parties is distinct from the compensation of the civil liability of the insured person.
As far as the civil liability is concerned the court said we will consider it, now it is in the domain of the court because the government passed the Nuclear Damage Liability Bill.
The Supreme Court of Lithuania has stated that in the cases when the manager of the closed joint-stock company causes damage to the company by acting as its governing body in the "external" relations, civil liability under the civil laws, and not material liability under the labor code, is applicable to him.
On June 5, the Commission issued a recommendation concerning limitations on the civil liability of statutory auditors and audit firms.
Members of the European Parliament support the proposal for a directive intended to establish core' rules, common to all member states, governing civil liability of ship-owners in cases of injury to third parties (one of the proposals of the Erika III Package).
AELA; Park Ridge, IL) Law Enforcement Legal Center, a research driven organization that disseminates legal information through seminars, electronic media and related events, has begun the publication of "AELE Monthly Law Journal," an online journal that addresses police civil liability, public safety discipline or employment law, and jail and prison litigation.
Although most contractors comply with the applicable laws and perform valuable services, a small minority work as unlicensed contractors, performing substandard work, providing no warranties, subjecting homeowners to civil liability, and ignoring state and municipal licensing requirements.
The Ohio bill provides immunity from civil liability to school districts, community schools, non-public schools, and school employees for injury, death, or loss allegedly resulting from disciplining a student.