Legal responsibility definition

Legal responsibility means specific duties imposed upon a person to care or provide for another including liability for personal obligations as granted through a Power of Attorney or Court order.
Legal responsibility means that for the care of the child under the FCM program, the Title IV-E agency has legal responsibility for the care and placement/custody of the child. This can be established through a court order, a JFS 01645 "Agreement for Temporary Custody of Child" or a JFS 01666 "Permanent Surrender of Child."
Legal responsibility means the rights and responsibilities to determine and control various matters affecting a child's welfare and upbringing, other than routine daily care and control of the child. These matters include but are not limited to education, medical and dental care, religion and travel arrangements. Legal responsibility may be held solely or may be divided or shared.

Examples of Legal responsibility in a sentence

  • Legal responsibility assigned by law cannot be transferred by extension council action.

  • Legal responsibility rests with the driver to ensure that their licence is current.

  • Legal responsibility for approval of the return cannot be delegated to others.

  • Legal responsibility for the use of such materials rests with the individual faculty member who, consequently, should remain informed about current copyright law.

  • Legal responsibility for the governance of Simon’s Rock is vested in the Board of Trustees of Bard College.

  • Legal responsibility of correct reporting of images lies with the service provider.

  • Legal responsibility for IHLS is vested in a Board of Directors consisting of 15 elected members.

  • Legal responsibility of correct reporting of images lies with the Service Provider.

  • Legal responsibility by vehicle ownership, registration, payment, or appeal of citation.

  • Legal responsibility for the governance of the College is vested in the Board of Trustees of Bard College.


More Definitions of Legal responsibility

Legal responsibility means the rights and responsibilities to determine and control various matters affecting a child’s welfare and upbringing, other than routine daily care and control of the child. These matters include but are not limited to education, medical and dental care, religion and travel arrangements.” VT. STAT. ANN. tit. 15, § 664(1)(A) (2010). “‘Physical responsibility’ means the rights and responsibilities to provide routine daily care and control of the child subject to the right of the other parent to have contact with the child.” Id. § 664(1)(B). New Hampshire does not distinguish between legal and physical custody in the statute definitions. Rather, the statute defines “[d]ecision- making responsibility” as “the responsibility to make decisions for the child. It may refer to decisions on all issues or on specified issues,” providing parents with the ability to craft their own parenting plans. N.H. REV. STAT. ANN. § 461-A:1 (2004 & Supp. 2011).

Related to Legal responsibility

  • Financial responsibility means the ability to respond in damages for liability thereafter incurred

  • Proof of financial responsibility means proof of ability to respond in damages for liability, on account of accidents occurring subsequent to the effective date of such proof, arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of a motor vehicle in the amount of twenty-five thousand dollars because of bodily injury to or death of one person in any one accident, in the amount of fifty thousand dollars because of bodily injury to or death of two or more persons in any one accident, and in the amount of twenty-five thousand dollars because of injury to property of others in any one accident.

  • Initial Response means the first contact by a Support Representative after the incident has been logged and a ticket generated. This may include an automated email response depending on when the incident is first communicated.

  • Emergency medical responder or “EMR” means an individual who has successfully completed a course of study based on the United States Department of Transportation’s Emergency Medical Responder Instructional Guidelines (January 2009), has passed the psychomotor and cognitive examinations for the EMR, and is currently certified by the department as an EMR.

  • Responsibility means a duty for which a person is accountable by virtue of licensure.

  • Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act means the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2013 (Act 16 of 2013);