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duty

Etymology: ME, duete, conduct
(in law) an obligation owed by one party to another. Duty may be established by statute or other legal process, as by contract or oath supported by statute, or it may be voluntarily undertaken. Every person has a duty of care to all other people to prevent causing harm or injury by negligence.

negligence

Medical malpractice The failure or alleged failure on the part of a physician or other health care provider to exercise ordinary, reasonable, usual, or expected care, prudence, or skill–that would usually and customarily be exercised by other reputable physicians treating similar Pts–in performing a legally recognized duty, resulting in forseeable harm, injury or loss to another; negligence may be an act of omission–ie, unintentional, or commission–ie, intentional, characterized by inattention, recklessness, inadvertence, thoughtlessness, or wantonness. See Adverse event, Comparative negligence, Contributory negligence, Gross negligence, Malpractice, Wanton negligence, Willful negligence. Cf Recklessness.
Negligence, required elements  
Duty A recognized relationship between Pt and physician
Breach Failure of a medical practitioner to practice in accordance with standard of care
Proximate cause The plaintiff must show that injury is reasonably connected to physician's action
Damages Plaintiff must show that alleged loss or damage has a quantifiable value such that a monetary payment can be made APLM 1997; 121:252

duty

(doo′tē, dū′)
A social, professional, legal, or ethical expectation that compels a standard of performance; an obligation or requirement.

duty,

n that which is due from a person; that which a person owes to another; an obligation.
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The customs duty on six life-saving drugs and vaccines has been reduced from 10 per cent to 5 per cent.
Cement Industry: Plant and machinery imported for the manufacture of Portland Cement is exempt from customs duty.
5 billion worth customs duty in October 2017 has given one-year payment plan to PGPC to clear the customs duty,' said sources.
The tariff value is the base price on which the customs duty is determined to prevent under- invoicing.
According to rules set by India's Central Board of Customs and Excise, an Indian passenger who has been residing abroad for over one year is allowed to carry jewellery up to an aggregate value of 10,000 rupees (Dh664) for males or 20,000 rupees (Dh1,328) for females without paying customs duty.
Generally, Customs's position had been that royalty or license fee payments based on sales in the United States or other post-importation events were not subject to customs duty.
San Francisco-based Worldtariff publishes customs duty and tax information for customs areas worldwide.
Colour picture tubes have been exempted from basic customs duty to make cathode ray TVs cheaper and more affordable to weaker sections.
New Delhi, July 10 ( ANI ): To boost domestic manufacture and to address the issue of inverted duties, the budget proposals for fiscal 2014-15 plan to reduce basic customs duty (BCD) on certain items.
At present, according to the MP, the customs duty equals to 5.
India had in 2007 slashed the additional customs duty it charged on imported spirits, which were up to 150 per cent of value of imports but state governments are still charging very high levels of sales tax on these products.
This new duty will be levied on the aggregate of the basic Customs Duty, Special Customs Duty (5%) and Additional Customs Duty (countervailing duty), equivalent to an Excise Duty levied on domestically produced goods and services.

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