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delict (dilikt´),

n a wrong or an injury; an offense; a violation of public or private obligation.
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In a study made by professor Juan Me Cord presented in Boston it was showed that in families that suffered loss of the father (for various reasons) the children committed some severe delicts.
The actio popularis authorized any person to pursue a claim on behalf of the public in cases in which a public delict or wrong might otherwise go unredressed.
ALESANDRO, Canonical delicts involving sexual misconduct and dismissal from the clerical state.
relating to tort, delict or quasidelict" either in the courts
Accordingly, Italy claimed that the regime of state immunity in respect of acta jure imperii (such acts committed by the armed forces of a State in the course of conducting an armed conflict) did not extend to torts or delicts occasioning death, personal injury or damage to property committed on the territory of the State of the forum (territorial tort exception).
state and may even constitute an international delict if property is
Liability of parents for quasi delicts and felonies committed by their minor children is direct and primary and not subsidiary," said lawyer Cecile Palines, a member of Pangilinan's staff.
Jablon comments that the system of rewards for forfeiture proceedings and prosecutions may have been too successful, "as evidenced by the fact that some delicts provided that the defendant would be paid a penalty should the prosecution bring a false case.
Severe delicts directed against the body of another are self-evidently a violation of natural rights.
All acts of aggression are international delicts entailing state responsibility.
42) This is also reinforced in Article 19 of the final draft of the International Law Commission, entitled "International Crime and International Delicts," which seeks to bolster the criminal responsibility of states.
The distinction between crimes and delicts might, however, find its justification in the treatment of legal consequences.