Reasonable cause definition

Reasonable cause shall be limited to the following:
Reasonable cause means a prudent estimation based on trustworthy information that an incident occurred or has been perceived as having occurred.
Reasonable cause means a situation that would motivate a person of ordinary intelligence under the circumstances to believe, based on observations or conversations that a child has been or is being abused.

Examples of Reasonable cause in a sentence

  • Abuse or Neglect – Reasonable cause to suspect that a Participant has been harmed or is believed to be threatened with harm from a person responsible for the care of the Participant.


More Definitions of Reasonable cause

Reasonable cause as used herein, shall mean Employee's involvement in any action or inaction involving fraud resulting in a personal benefit in excess of any payments to which Employee is entitled hereunder, dishonesty, or material violation of Corporation policy and procedures. Employee shall vacate the offices of Employer on such effective date.
Reasonable cause means that, after examining all the facts in a particular situation, most people with similar training and experience would suspect abuse.
Reasonable cause as used in this policy means an articulable belief based on specific facts and reasonable inferences drawn from those facts that an employee is more likely than not under the influence of controlled substances or alcohol, or has used drugs or alcohol in violation of this policy. Circumstances which can constitute a basis for determining "reasonable cause" may include, but are not limited to:
Reasonable cause means a person witnesses or receives a credible written or oral report alleging abuse, including sexual contact, or neglect of a child.
Reasonable cause means that the County believes the actions or appearance or conduct of an employee on duty are indicative of the use of a controlled substance or alcohol.
Reasonable cause means that there is sufficient evidence to allege that a Respondent has violated this Code. Evidence is sufficient if a reasonable person would believe that further inquiry into whether a violation occurred is warranted.
Reasonable cause means there exists a set of facts of a type commonly relied upon by reasonably prudent persons in the conduct of their affairs which would induce a reasonably intelligent and prudent person to believe that a violation(s) of law, rule, or regulation has occurred.