Serious harm definition

Serious harm means harm, whether physical or nonphysical, including psychological, economic, or reputational, to an individual which would compel a reasonable individual of the same background and in the same circumstances to perform or continue to perform labor or services or sexual activity to avoid incurring the harm.
Serious harm means the actual or threatened consequence of an active safety threat that may be significantly affected by a child's degree of vulnerability and includes one or more of the following:
Serious harm means harm, whether physical or

Examples of Serious harm in a sentence

  • Serious harm (1) A court has no jurisdiction to hear a claim in defamation or malicious falsehood in respect of the publication of a statement unless that publication– or that publication taken together with other statements published by the same person - was at the time of publication likely to cause serious harm to the reputation of the claimant.


More Definitions of Serious harm

Serious harm means harm, whether physical or nonphysical, including
Serious harm means any harm, whether physical or nonphysical, including psychological, financial, or reputational harm, that is sufficiently serious, under all the surrounding circumstances, to compel a reasonable person of the same background and in the same circumstances to perform or to continue performing labor, services, or a commercial sex act in order to avoid incurring that harm.
Serious harm means harm resulting in long-term or permanent loss of physical, mental or emotional function, or in financial loss of $5,000 or more.
Serious harm means any harm, whether physical
Serious harm means the individual, due to substance use disorder, is at serious risk of:
Serious harm means death or serious personal injury, whether physical or psychological;
Serious harm means ‘a risk which is life threatening and/or traumatic and from which recovery, whether physical or psychological, can be expected to be difficult or impossible’.