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Maga v Trustees of the Birmingham Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church

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    Maga v Trustees of the Birmingham Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church [2010] EWCA Civ 256 CA (0 other reports)

sexual abuse | vicarious liability

The Court of Appeal has held that it was fair and just to hold the Roman Catholic Church vicariously liable for the sexual abuse of a boy perpetrated by one of its priests. The vicarious liability arose out of the close connection between the sexual abuse and the priest’s employment.