A violation of the law; a tort: an international delict [mass noun]: claims in tort or delict
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- The general rule is that the applicable law is the law of the country in which the events constituting the tort or delict in question occur.
- The court held that for the purposes of the Brussels Convention, now the Brussels Regulation, this was a claim in tort, delict, or quasi-delict.
- The appellant in the present instance asks that her case be approached as a case of delict [i.e. tort], not as a case of breach of contract.
late Middle English: from Latin delictum 'something showing fault', neuter past participle of delinquere (see delinquent).
More definitions of delictDefinition of delict in:
- The US English dictionary