delict


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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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The law of delict imposes such a duty on doctors because it is not always possible for patients to enter into contracts with their doctors, and doctors are still required to treat such patients properly.
In order to cast light on the intellectual origins of a generalized conception of liability for wrongdoing, Sampson focuses on the writing of Hugo Grotius (1578-1645), principally on natural law, but also on Dutch law, as an early and influential proponent of such a model of delict.
In particular, the Court of Session "did not treat the Crown as immune from actions founded on delict or negligence.
However, it is quite apparent that, under this heading, Van der Linden essentially deals with principles relating to contractual obligations, rather than principles relating to other sources of obligations, such as delict, "quasi-delict," and "quasi-contract.
This decision was later overturned by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) where the issue of causation, one of the elements of a delict, proved to be contentious.
lt;<Child pornography and the grave delict of an offense against the sixth commandment of the Decalogue committed by a cleric with minor>>, Periodica 100 (2011) 285-380.
If they all failed attempts to resolve diplomatically the conflict, the author of the delict fault state, it may resort to the use of peaceful means based on coercion, which take the form of sanctions.
relating to tort, delict or quasidelict" either in the courts
Thus, UAE law appears to restrict arbitral power to decide only contractual claims, there being no arbitral jurisdiction to decide tortious, delict or statutory claims or to award non-contractual relief.
Press, 1990), notes "whereas modern law focuses upon coercive, non-consensual sexual transactions, making rape the pre-eminent sexual delict, Athenian law accords this place of honour to adultery, which is clearly the paradigmatic sexual offence in the Athenian orators, tragedy, and Old Comedy" (148).
The ways in which enrichment law intersects with the laws of contract and delict, as well as other areas of law are also addressed and future directions for enrichment law are explored where pertinent.