Definition of strict liability in English:

strict liability

Line breaks: strict li¦abil|ity

noun

[mass noun] Law
  • Liability which does not depend on actual negligence or intent to harm.
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    • Under these laws, one may sue for nuisance, trespass, negligence, strict liability or product liability.
    • Thirdly, the argument is in favour of negligence liability, not strict liability.
    • Apart from the above examples of possible strict liability at common law, strict liability invariably arises in respect of offences created by statute.

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