Liability of Administration in Torts

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Government / State / Administration is vicariously liable for the torts committed by its servants. This is based on three principles:

  • Respondeat superior - Let the principal be liable
  • Quifacit per alium facit per se - He who acts through another does it himself
  • Socialisation of Compensation

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