... Law 0 Introduction In the common law, a tort is a civil wrong, other than a breach of contract, for which the law provides a remedy. (Tort, en.wikipedia.org)1 The equivalent body of law in civil law legal systems is delict. Delict is an act by which a person, by fraud or malignity, either voluntarily or accidentally without evil intention causes some damage or tort to another. In its most enlarged sense, it includes all kinds of crimes and misdemeanors; including injury caused by the other. They are punishable by imposing a small fine or short imprisonment, depending on the intensity of the case (The 'Lectric Law Library's Lexicon on Delict, www.lectlaw.com)2.
2.0 The Case
In the context of the abo...