VICARIOUS LIABILITY

This is a situation where someone is held responsible for the actions or omissions of another person. For example, an employer can be liable for the acts of his or her employees, provided they can show that the act or omission took place during the course of the employment. Vicarious Liability can also be the responsibility of the superior for the acts of their subordinate. So, if a vehicle from XYZ group of companies knocked down some sheep, the company and not the driver would be liable if the accident occurred while the driver was on duty.

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