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TitleVicarious Liability Table
TagsCrime & Justice Civil Law (Legal System) Legal Concepts Tort Vicarious Liability
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though

negligence is

committed by a

part time

employee.
&ending a

wor'er

 The employer is still

liable unless he has

divested himself of

all possession and

control.

4ersey Doc"s /

)arbour @oard v

(oggins / ri-ths

3ermanent

employer and

therefore

vicariously

liable.
#rd ; Employee

acted in the course

of hisCher

employment when

coming to

committing tort

(onduct of the

employee 

& >s

e'presslyCimpliedly

allowed by employer

& >s authorised

but done in

unauthorised

manner

& >s ought or

should be done in

the course of doing

the 5ob.

 >s a 8uestion of

fact

 Thus it would be fair

and 5ust to hold the

employer vicariously

liable for the tort

committed by the

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K. 7raud of

employee

0or"er acting on the

apparentCostensible

authority

(ase loyd v

race

L. Theft of

employees

4orris v (0 4artin

/ Sons td
1F. Se'ual

abuse by

employee

ister v )esley

)all

11. @reach of

statutory duty

4a5rows"i v uy!s

and St. Thomas

=)S Trust
iability in ;espect

of >ndependent

(ontractor

A person who

although wor"ing for

another person, he

is not controlled by

the other person or

consuct relating to

the performance of

that wor".

A contract for

service.
Employer not

vicariously liable,

e'cept in

Employer

authorising the

commission of tort&

a person who

authorises another

to commit a tort is

deemed to have

committed the tort

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