responsible party


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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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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.
Form 8822-B must be filed within 60 days of a change in the identity of the responsible party or the party's identifying information.
17) Under OPA 90, payment of damages is divided between the responsible party and the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF).
and severally liable responsible party to seek contribution from other
This means that a responsible party would have the burden of proving that the assessment is wrong, rather than the Trustees having to show that the assessment is right.
A responsible party is not required to report if the adulteration originated with the responsible party; and the responsible party detected the adulteration prior to any transfer to another person of such article of food; and the responsible party corrected such adulteration; or destroyed or caused the destruction of such article of food.
In cases where a motion is appropriate but unsuccessful due to factual disputes concerning whether the plaintiff is an innocent potentially responsible party or not, defense counsel should consider asking the court to phase the trial proceedings and, if early enough, to phase discovery as well, so that the court may first decide this issue alone.
In many states if the responsible party cannot fund the remediation, the current property owner becomes financially responsible for remediating the existing contamination even though a No Further Action letter was issued prior to the property's purchase.
In another Superfund case, stakeholders felt considerable skepticism about plans by the responsible party to use incineration technology during remediation.
The minute you say "potentially responsible party," the lawyers are going to be in it.
And if a processor is named as a responsible party, how will the firm prove it is not guilty?
That is, any one responsible party can he held liable for the entire cleanup, without regard to fault or negligence, and that party is left to its own devices to collect a fair share from other responsible parties.
is one of the companies identified by the US Government as a responsible party for polluting the Lower Fox River.
Under direct oversight, the responsible party must develop a public participation plan.
They note that at one site that the Inspector General analyzed, the billing was complicated by the bankruptcy liquidation of a potential responsible party.
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