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This chapter on general provisions contains several articles concerning the definition of torts, causes of liability, and capacity for liability, damages, causation and joint torts, and, other Provisions. Some of the articles are capacity for tort liability, proof of damages, general provisions of causation, joint tort and joint dangerous act, justifiable self-defense, concurrent liabilities, relationship among civil liability, criminal liability and administrative legal liability. A person who is injured physically or whose property is injured shall have the right to claim compensation from another person who is the tortfeasor or who is responsible for the damages or has others duties. The causation between the conduct of the tortfeasor and the damages of the injured person is a condition based on which the tortfeasor shall be responsible for the civil liability.

Keywords: provisions; self-defense; tort liability



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