Strict liability

Filed Under: Criminal Law; Torts

2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).

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Tort liability based solely on the causation of damage rather than proof of the defendant’s intent or negligence.

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An offence for which the Crown must prove the commission of the prohibited act beyond a reasonable doubt. The existence of negligence is then presumed unless the accused establishes a defence of due diligence on a balance of probabilities.

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