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VICARIOUS LIABILITY

An employer can be liable for the torts committed by their employees, making this secondary and
sometimes strict liability.

The first question that needs to be asked to establish liability is who is an employee. If there is a
contacts of service then then the person is an…

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following the persuasive authority of BAZLEY making the employer liable as the act was sufficiently
connected to the work. This test was then applied to the cases of MATTIS v POLLOCK and MAGA v
ROMAN CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF BIRMINGHAM and the employers were found liable suggesting
the broadening of the…

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