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Bazley v Curry

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Bazley v Curry, 2 SCR 534 is a Supreme Court of Canada decision on the topic of vicarious liability where the Court held that a non-profit organization may be held vicariously liable in tort law for sexual misconduct by one of its employees. [1]

9 relations: Armory v Delamirie, British Columbia Court of Appeal, List of Supreme Court of Canada cases (Lamer Court), Lister v Hesley Hall Ltd, Nonprofit organization, Strict liability, Supreme Court of Canada, Tort, Vicarious liability.

Armory v Delamirie

, (1722) 1 Strange 505, is a famous English case on personal property law and finder's rights.

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British Columbia Court of Appeal

The British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) is the highest appellate court in the province of British Columbia, Canada.

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List of Supreme Court of Canada cases (Lamer Court)

This is a chronological list of notable cases decided by the Supreme Court of Canada from appointment of Antonio Lamer as Chief Justice of Canada to his retirement.

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Lister v Hesley Hall Ltd

Lister v Hesley Hall Ltd is an English tort law case, creating a new precedent for finding where an employer is vicariously liable for the torts of their employees.

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Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

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Strict liability

In criminal and civil law, strict liability is a standard of liability under which a person is legally responsible for the consequences flowing from an activity even in the absence of fault or criminal intent on the part of the defendant.

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Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada (Cour suprême du Canada) is the highest court of Canada, the final court of appeals in the Canadian justice system.

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Tort

A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that causes a claimant to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act.

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Vicarious liability

Vicarious liability is a form of a strict, secondary liability that arises under the common law doctrine of agency, respondeat superior, the responsibility of the superior for the acts of their subordinate or, in a broader sense, the responsibility of any third party that had the "right, ability or duty to control" the activities of a violator.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bazley_v_Curry

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