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II. Liability for Acts of Minors
(20,214 words)

Volume XI: Torts | Chapter 3 (1977): Liability for Persons Under Supervision

Completed on 31 October 1975

Jean-Pierre Le Gall

A. The Different Solutions

15. In every legal system minors causing injury are likely to involve the supervisor in liability. The enforcement of this liability, however, varies from system to system depending on whether or not any presumption operates against the supervisor. It will be co…

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Jean-Pierre Le Gall, “II. Liability for Acts of Minors”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 25 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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