due care

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Noun1.due 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.
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.
He said that the accused was under a legal obligation to take reasonable care and skill in administering treatment to Morris.