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ato ilícito civil





Comparative law notes

"Tort" is narrower in meaning than "ato ilícito civil" because it refers only to civil wrongs other than breach of contract ("ato ilícito civil extracontratual").

Definitions of tort

wrongful or unlawful injury or damage that is not the result of a crime or which is tried in the civil courts

He was sued and found liable for the tort of unlawful imprisonment.