8 July 2024


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J&K&L HC: No Vicarious Liability Under Criminal Law Unless Strictly Mandated by Statute(08.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in criminal law, there is no concept of criminal vicarious liability and only if there is a stat.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Vicarious Liability, Mandate

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JKL HC: Can’t Attach Vicarious Liability of Officials Unless Statute Specifically Provides So(13.03.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that when the company is an offender, it is trite position of criminal jurisprudence that no vica.....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Vicarious Liability, Company

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Del HC: Making Chairpersons Liable for Cheque Dishonour Would Unfairly Expand Vicarious Liability(18.04.2023)

Delhi High Court has quashing cheque dishonor proceedings under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act, observed that holding chairpersons liable f.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Cheque Dishonour, Vicarious Liability

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Madras HC: State Vicariously Liable for Neglect, Compensation Granted to Man for Injuries Upheld(25.01.2024)

Madras High Court while upholding an order granting compensation to a man who suffered injuries during a bandh, has held that State would be vicarious.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Vicarious Liability, Bandh

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P&H HC: Owner of Vehicle Not Vicariously Liable for Any Misdeclaration by Owner of Goods(10.03.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the owner of the vehicle who is seeking only release of the vehicle is not liable to pay fine for the conf.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Vicarious Liability, Misdeclaration by Owner of Goods

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International Cases

Conduct of employee must be related to relationship with employer to apportion vicarious liability(02.03.2016)

The British Supreme Court, deciding claims raising questions on vicarious liability of the employer, found that the conduct of the individual has to b.....

Tags : united kingdom, supreme court, vicarious liability, employer

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Conduct of employee must be related to relationship with employer to apportion vicarious liability(02.03.2016)

The British Supreme Court, deciding claims raising questions on vicarious liability of the employer, found that the conduct of the individual has to b.....

Tags : united kingdom, supreme court, vicarious liability, employer

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Judgments

Vicarious liability as a principle cannot be applied to a case of contempt(26.10.2021)

The present appeal has been filed against the order of the High Court finding the Appellants guilty of willful disobedience of the order passed in Wri.....

Tags : Vicarious Liability, Principle, Contempt

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A company and its sole director are vicariously criminally liable for the acts of one of company's employees, if the discharge or abandonment occurs as a result of positive act(01.05.2020)

Present appeal principally concerns whether a company and its sole director are vicariously criminally liable for the acts of one of the company's emp.....

Tags : Illegal dumping, vicarious liability, acquittal

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Vicarious liability arises only when the company or firm commits the offence as the primary offender(09.05.2022)

The issues raised in present appeal by the Appellant is against the impugned order of conviction under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.....

Tags : Vicarious liability, Conviction, Legality

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Passenger to be compensated for theft even in non-identification of railway employee(26.02.2016)

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission ruled that the Indian Railways is liable to compensate a passenger for the loss suffered on accoun.....

Tags : railways, employee, theft, vicarious liability

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Vicarious liability would be attracted only when the ingredients of Section 141(1) of the NI Act, are satisfied(10.10.2023)

Present Appeal is directed against the order passed by the High Court, as per the impugned order, the High Court declined to quash the complaint qua t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Vicarious liability

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