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Definition of Quasi delict

Quasi delict Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
The 'Lectric Law Library
An act whereby a person, without malice, but by fault, negligence or imprudence not legally excusable, causes injury to another.

A quasi delict may be public or private; the neglect of the affairs of a community, when it is our duty to attend to them, may be a crime; the neglect of a private matter, under similar circumstances, may be the ground of a civil action.
   

This entry contains material from Bouvier's Legal Dictionary, a work published in the 1850's.
Courtesy of the 'Lectric Law Library.
Quasi delict Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Quasi-delict is a French legal term used in some civil law jurisdictions, encompassing the common law concept of negligence as the breach of a non-wilful extra-contractual obligation to third parties.

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