Report No. 85
3.11. Strict liability.-
On this basis, strict liability in the realm of torts has been created1-to give only a few examples-in regard to:-
(1) product failures;
(2) automobile accidents.
In family law, it has been created for:-
(3) marital break up.
Strict liability has also been created in criminal law for certain offences-a matter which the Law Commission of India had occasion to consider at length a few years ago.2
1. See (July 10, 1977) Economist.
2. Law Commission of India-
(a) 29th Report (Proposal to include certain social and economic offences in the I.P.C.), and
(b) 47th Report (Trial and punishment of social and economic offences).