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Name: Fatal Accidents Act.
Country: Jamaica
Subject(s): Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1845
Entry into force:
ISN: JAM-1845-L-73491
Bibliography: Act on-line (as amended to 1979) Act on-line (as amended to 1979) Caribbean Community Secretariat, CARICOM Legislative Drafting Facility PDF PDF (consulted on 2006-05-04)
Abstract/Citation: Provides an action may be bought against a person who caused the death of another person through wrongful act, neglect or default. It sets out the mode, manner commencement of the action and assessment of damages for such fault.

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