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Corporate manslaughter

15 December 2016

Under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (the Act), an organisation is guilty of an offence if the way in which its activities are managed or organised by senior management causes a death and this amounts to a gross breach of duty of care owed by the organisation to the deceased.

This Inbrief provides a general summary of the legislation and the steps an organisation can take to comply with its obligations

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