Definitions

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  • adj. Derived from a delict (analogous to a tort).

Etymologies

delict +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Appeal Court found that the effects of sexual abuse on children and adult survivors were very different from those suffered by the usual plaintiff in a delictual action.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Act has been applied mainly in delictual claims arising from car accidents.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The actio de pauperie (action based on damage caused by animals) provides an injured person with a delictual remedy against an owner of an animal for damages caused by such animal.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • * At present the Act only applies to delictual damages.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The nearest Gould comes to the issue is: "He [Casey] did not approve those activities and he never expressed to North or anybody else his approval of those clandestine, illegal, delictual, immoral activities."

    'Rewriting the Iran-Contra Story': An Exchange

  • Quasi-delictual obligations were torts or wrongs based on culpa (fault or negligence), and not upon dolus (evil intent).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Quasi-delictual, also, were the obligations of persons employed in a public calling, such as shipmasters and innkeepers, for the wrongful acts of their servants.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • The main areas of expertise that I acquired during my more than ten (10) years in practice, are: most aspects of litigation, including trial work in criminal and civil matters, drafting of pleadings, drafting opinions, and so on; most aspects of the law of evidence, as applied in practice; most aspects of criminal and civil procedure; most aspects of criminal law; many aspects of administrative law; many aspects of civil law, in particular most aspects of delictual law and some aspects of contractual law: and most aspects of the work of the Master's Office.

    Johnny DE LANGE

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