responsible party


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responsible party

The person, group, organization, country, etc., that is liable for something, the source of something, or the authority over someone or something. If you take a piece of equipment out of the office, you are the responsible party should something happen to it. The investigation identified several banks as responsible parties in the start of the financial crisis. It is the responsible party's duty to be aware of and understand the benefits and limitations of the insurance policy before making a claim.
See also: party, responsible

responsible party

the person or organization responsible or liable for something. I intend to find the responsible party and get some answers to my questions. Mary sued the responsible party in the car crash.
See also: party, responsible
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The case of an independent healthcare practitioner generating specific information about a claimant for the sole purpose of disclosure to another (acting as an operator, in terms of the POPIA) must therefore be distinguished from that of a treating practitioner providing information to a third party about their existing patient (who remains the responsible party in terms of the POPIA).
(iv) the responsible party failed to take reasonable steps to prevent access to the information; or
If the client is the responsible party and such representation is not provided for an examination, and the CPA has sufficient doubt about the client's competence or integrity, this scope limitation prevents the CPA from providing a clean opinion.
The taxpayer must enter the responsible party's old and new Social Security number, individual taxpayer identification number, or EIN unless the only reason the taxpayer obtained an EIN was to make an entity classification election (see Regs.
government may sue just one responsible party and recover all response
(9) This Section compares the GCCF's settlement tactics to other toxic tort settlements in which the responsible party was unsuccessful in its attempts to bind claimants to settlement terms because the claimants' damages were ongoing and difficult to quantify at the time of settlement.
Recommendation: In order to ensure that all Responsible Parties are properly notified of their responsibilities for an oil spill, the Secretary of Homeland Security should direct the Director of NPFC to (1) update NPFC's current policies to reflect current organization and structure and managements' directives, and (2) update NPFC's current procedures to provide detailed guidance and procedures for identifying and documenting all Responsible Party notifications.
(9) Under OPA, each responsible party for an oil spill is liable for removal costs and six specified categories of economic damages.
Coletta said, "All costs associated would be charged back to the responsible party."
The owner, operator, or agent in charge of each facility may authorize an individual to submit a combined report on their behalf through the Reportable Food electronic portal, in lieu of each responsible party for each facility submitting a separate reportable food report for the specific reportable food.
* Is named, or evidence indicates that it will be named, by a regulator as a responsible party or potentially responsible party for remediation, or as a government responsible for sharing costs;
More than 15 years after being named to the nation's Superfund list, the Beede Waste Oil site has taken a big step closer to cleanup now that the last responsible party has agreed to sign the cleanup agreement.
2005) ("The present statutory arrangement resulting from the combined authority of [Aviall and earlier courts of appeals cases] compels a responsible party engaged in voluntary remediation to foot the bill for other parties, which will have the effect of encouraging responsible parties to rest on their heels and wait for the instigation of adverse proceedings, rather than implement a cost-effective environmental contamination response strategy.") (internal quotation marks and alterations omitted).
* When compliance is in question, is there a responsible party who will administer medicines?
THE EUROPEAN Court of Justice (ECJ) has indicated that British fleet drivers who are victims of accidents in other European Union (EU) member states, can sue the insurer of responsible party in the UK.
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