The state's liability for factual administrative measures

Factual administrative measures refer to activities that are not to be considered exercise of public authority. The majority of the actions of public officials can be categorised into these kinds of basic operations that do not directly impact the rights or responsibilities of individuals.

Similarly as other employers, the state is responsible for compensating for damages caused by factual administrative measures. When a person in an employment relationship with the state has caused damages with an error or an omission that has occurred as a part of administrative measures, the responsibility is channelled to the state. The state can also be made responsible for compensation in cases where it is impossible to indicate negligence by any individual general government body or employee. 

Published 2015-03-02 at  9:02 , updated 2015-03-02 at  9:14
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