2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).
The Law of Torts, 6/e$70.00 – $112.00
Tort liability based solely on the causation of damage rather than proof of the defendant’s intent or negligence.
Criminal Law, 7/e$75.00 – $120.00
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.