Vicarious criminal liability
Other Names: Liability for crimes committed in disregard of orders
Nature: Liability for crimes committed by another simply because of the relationship between the parties. In practice vicarious liability is limited to employer-employee situations in which the employer is made vicariously liable for any crimes committed by an employee. This may or may not involve crimes committed in disregard of instructions or orders.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET