legal obligation

See: liability
References in classic literature ?
Nothing had happened to justify us in alarming my lady on the subject of the jewel; and nothing could alter the legal obligation that now lay on Mr.
The great body of the people abide by the dry legal obligation in both cases, and a few break over in each.
But, sir, the essence of the sacrament of matrimony" (so he called it, being a Roman) "consists not only in the mutual consent of the parties to take one another as man and wife, but in the formal and legal obligation that there is in the contract to compel the man and woman, at all times, to own and acknowledge each other; obliging the man to abstain from all other women, to engage in no other contract while these subsist; and, on all occasions, as ability allows, to provide honestly for them and their children; and to oblige the women to the same or like conditions, on their side.
Addressing a seminar held here at a private college on Thursday, he said that it was our moral and legal obligation to abide by traffic rules, adding that only by implementing on the laws and rules we could save many precious lives.
Mr Barker was told at a city services cabinet meeting on Monday, February 25, that the council has no legal obligation to cut them back, nor the funds to carry out the works.
The Authority of Law in the Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism: Tracing the Origins of Legal Obligation from Ezra to Qumran
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has strongly urged ride-sharing company Grab to take responsibility and appropriate action over the death of a University of Santo Tomas (UST) engineering student as part of its legal obligation.
Summary: There is no legal obligation in Dubai on the employer to provide health insurance to the family of an employee
"We will amend the law by including enforced disappearance as criminal offense in the criminal penal code," she said adding that no one has the right to disappear a person without legal obligation.
'We will amend the law by including enforced disappearance as criminal offense in the criminal penal code,' she said adding that no one has the right to disappear a person without legal obligation. Addressing a protest rally here at D-Chowk in connection with international day of disappeared, Shireen Mazari said she had not come for the first time in this protest as his party was participating in such protests for a long time.
On the other hand, ECP reportedly maintained that the PM secretariat had a legal obligation to adhere to the ECP's recommendations.
PTI leader's counsel argues Khawaja Asif's concealment of UAE employment was a violation of legal obligation