legally responsible

See: liable
References in classic literature ?
If not, it's not only that you must put up your shutters, but I am afraid that this missing money could hardly be included as an ordinary debt, and of course you are legally responsible for it just as much as I am.
had launched into imprudent and ill-judged speculations, and may not have had the money, for which he was morally and legally responsible, in hand; going on with pretended borrowings of money at enormous interest, really coming from - HEEP - and by - HEEP - fraudulently obtained or withheld from Mr.
He warned that any disposal of the said funds would make the party concerned legally responsible for violating the Iraqi regime's rights.
Employers also can be held legally responsible if their employees are involved in cell phone-related crashes.
You and your partner are legally responsible for your own debts, for the whole of debts in joint names and for debts for which you have "joint and several legal responsibility".
The traffic police said they were alarmed by the recording and warned parents would be held legally responsible for allowing their underage sons to drive.
Domestic security and intelligence work usually falls in the jurisdiction of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service or the RCMP, but the CAF has noted that the military's intelligence branch is legally responsible to protect the Forces.
Of 7,000 specialist care homes across the country, 759 do not have a registered boss who is legally responsible for its running and any failings, watchdog Care Quality Commission admits.
The new law obliges all engineering firms to be insured and makes owners legally responsible for any mistakes, while allowing government-employed engineers to work part-time in the private sector without restrictions.
Harb asked the companies to restore the networks' performance within a period of a few hours or the ministry would be forced to terminate the contracts and hold them legally responsible for their actions.
The main purpose of marriage, from the standpoint of the law, is to, make the husband and wife legally responsible for the welfare of their children.
We call upon people to not circulate such kind of rumours as they will be held legally responsible for promoting it even if it was done without intention," he warned.