reasonable care


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Noun1.reasonable care - the care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances; the standard for determining legal duty
guardianship, tutelage, care, charge - attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
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For the first time there are now clear rules in place for what should happen if a service is not carried out with reasonable care and skill or as agreed with the consumer.
1: The owner or custodian of the thing is answerable for damage occasioned by its ruin, vice, or defect, only upon a showing that he knew or, in the exercise of reasonable care, should have known of the ruin, vice or defect which caused the damage, that the damage could have been prevented by the exercise of reasonable care, and that he failed to exercise such reasonable care.
MPs also warned that plans to apply a statutory right that traders must carry out services with reasonable care and skill will do little to help customers.
In California it is a crime for parents to fail to "exercise reasonable care, supervision, protection, and control" over their children.
Premises liability includes a duty of reasonable care to all entrants and has its roots in the latter half of the twentieth century when most jurisdictions abandoned the tripartite system of apportioning liability to entrants based on their relationship to the landowner.
The number of years is often based on the person's behaviour; if the person can demonstrate that they have taken reasonable care to get things right, HMRC will normally seek adjustments covering a four-year period.
Signalman Adrian Maund, 43, was earlier convicted of failing to take reasonable care at the crossing in Moreton-on-Lugg, Herefordshire, and fined PS1,750.
In a groundbreaking opinion, the Court of Appeals held for the first time that a hotel or other innkeeper owes a duty to use reasonable care when evicting a registered guest.
He told the jury that failure to take reasonable care and or have reasonable skill leaves the doctor criminally liable for the consequences of that negligence.
Chapman, who has sent out more than 300 winners since taking out a licence in 1976, had been accused of failing to conduct his training of Dark Oasis with reasonable care and skill and due regard to the interests of the owner.
Reasonable care on the part of a [physician] [hospital] [health care provider] is that level of care, skill and treatment which, in light of all relevant surrounding circumstances, is recognized as acceptable and appropriate by similar and reasonably careful [physicians] [hospitals] [health care providers].
HMRC has said it attributes 50% of the tax gap to SMEs and that it believes, of that, one-third arises from errors and businesses failing to take reasonable care.