The Provisions of Supervisor Responsibility in the Jordanian Civil Code

Atef Salem Al-awamleh


Neither harm nor malice, he who inflicted harm on others shall have personal and direct responsibilitytowards the injured party.He is legally obliged in his personal capacity for liability and damage reparation.For the purpose of granting the injured party a more favorable interest, the law provided for additional responsibility, in deviation from the original rule, called the Supervisor Responsibility,that grants the injured party the right toreferto a person other than the perpetrator of the damage if there are conditions and descriptions in both the perpetrator of the damage and the third party to whom the injured party has the right to refer to guarantee the damage.This study aims to clarify these personal conditions and descriptions, the relationship of the damageperpetrator with the third party who will holds direct liability, the guarantee of the harmful act, the statement of the basis of suchresponsibility, and the special and general aspects of defense made by the supervisors to hold themselves not responsible.

Keywords: Assumed Responsibility; Supervisors; Damage; Actual Authority

DOI: 10.7176/JLPG/86-10

Publication date:June 30th 2019

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