responsible party


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responsible party

The individual whose actions or inactions caused injury, harm, or damage to something or someone.
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In this instance, the independent healthcare practitioner is considered an operator, in terms of section 1 of the POPIA:[5] someone who gathers information for a responsible party in terms of a contract or mandate, while not falling under their direct authority.
"We decline to read into the statute an exception to timely notice when the responsible party is not reasonably ascertainable.
(ii) Notification if his/her information is accessed by an unauthorised person (anyone other than the responsible party), i.e.
"But I would imagine that it would center around the issue of Ralph's status as a responsible party," Coleman said.
For attest services, a CPA should obtain a written representation letter from the responsible party. If the client refuses, then the CPA should consider whether to perform the service.
If the responsible party is an alien individual, the entity must enter the person's individual tax identification number (mN) in the space provided and submit a copy of an official identifying document or, if necessary, complete Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number.
responsible party is jointly and severally liable to the government in a
(6) These waiver provisions directly conflict with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), which guarantees claimants the right to file successive claims against the responsible party. (7) What remains a crucial issue for the courts to address is whether a "final settlement" payment by the GCCF precludes claimants from recovering damages not reflected or paid in the claim if the claimant has agreed to waive his right to sue BP.
In order to ensure that all Responsible Parties are properly notified of their responsibilities for an oil spill, we recommend that the Secretary of Homeland Security direct the Director of NPFC to (1) update NPFC's current policies to reflect current organization and structure and managements' directives, and (2) update NPFC's current procedures to provide detailed guidance and procedures for identifying and documenting all Responsible Party notifications.
If the responsible parties refuse to pay or cannot reach an agreement with the Trustees, the Trustees can sue the responsible party under NRDA for those damages or seek compensation from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, but there is a cap of $500 million for natural resources damage.
McKissick II, the DEP-named responsible party for the spill, offered to pay for temporary housing expenses for the family and any other concerned residents.
Technical services provider Imtech N.V (Euronext:IM) today said that it has been selected by the Dutch Province of Limburg as the sole responsible party for the realisation of two sustainable power plants at the a[euro]Klavertje 4 / Greenport' site in Venlo and the 'Belvedere' site in Maastricht.

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